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European ethylene spot trades at premium to contract price amid tightness

European ethylene spot traded Monday at a premium of Eur80/mt ($843/mt) to the monthly contract price of Eur1,020/mt FD NWE for February, reflecting a...

China: Rubber Inventory Data at Qingdao Bonded Zone on Feb 15,...

Rubber Inventory Data at Qingdao Bonded Zone on Feb 15, 2017 Rubber Inventory Data Statistics (unit: mt) Natural rubber Compound rubber Synthetic rubber Total Inventory on Jan 15, 2017 91,100 4,500 26,200 121,800 Inventory on...

Tight supply boosts CFR China, FOB Korea propylene to 22-month high

The FOB Korea marker in the propylene market hit a 22-month high Thursday, as the marker was assessed at $1,000/mt. The last time the marker...

European butadiene market expected to tighten further leading into March

The European butadiene market is expected to tighten further going into March following the start of a cracker turnaround season, sources said last week. European...

Chevron Phillips sees process upset at Texas ethylene unit: sources

hevron Phillips Chemical saw a process upset Sunday at its 667,000 mt/year Ethylene Unit No. 24 at its Sweeny olefins complex in Old Ocean,...

Low density polyethylene price climb curbed by supply rise

European low density polyethylene prices were flat on the week as ready availability of material put a lid on potential increases. LDPE prices have risen...

Northeast Asia-Southeast Asia ethylene price spread hits record high

The spread between Northeast Asia and Southeast Asia ethylene prices widened $30/mt day on day to hit a record high of plus $175/mt Wednesday,...

High Asia TDP run rates on firm benzene boosts toluene prices

High run rates at toluene disproportionation units in Asia to meet strong demand for benzene has boosted demand and prices for toluene, but also...

Asian ethylene-naphtha spread widens to near five-month high

The spread between ethylene and naphtha prices in Asia widened $29/mt day on day to $717/mt last Friday, the highest level since September 28,...

Turkey’s Petkim raises PP, LDPE, HDPE, and PVC prices: source

Turkey's Petkim has raised its polypropylene, low density polyethylene, high density polyethylene, and polyvinyl chloride list prices, following more limited import flows, higher costs,...

EU styrene seller margins jump 29% in February on surging CP

Seller margins for European styrene producers increased 29% on the month in February after a surge in the styrene contract price, according to S&P...

Enterprise says to double propylene exports in 2017

Enterprise Products Partners expects to load over 5 million barrels of propylene in 2017, around double the volume exported in 2016, Enterprise said Monday. Enterprise...

Asian butadiene-naphtha spread hits 7-year high on tight supply

The Asian butadiene-naphtha price spread hit a seven-year high of $2,557.38/mt CFR last Friday amid extremely tight supply globally and strong demand for downstream...

European styrene market reaches fresh 17-month high despite slowing Asia

The European styrene spot price reached a fresh 17-month high on Wednesday despite a slowing Asia market ahead of the Chinese New Year, according...