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Asia SBR faces downward pressure from natural rubber, BD slump

SINGAPORE (ICIS)--Styrene butadiene rubber (SBR) prices in Asia are facing downward pressure in the near term from continued price weakness of rival product natural rubber (NR)...

China launches anti-dumping probe on acrylonitrile-butadiene rubber

BEIJING - The Chinese Ministry of Commerce said Thursday that it had started an anti-dumping investigation into acrylonitrile-butadiene rubber (NBR) from the Republic of...

BASF Total expands propylene production at Port Arthur, Texas, complex

BASF Total Petrochemicals is expanding its propylene production at the Port Arthur petrochemical complex by enhancing integration between Total's Port Arthur, Texas, refinery and...

Asia: The week ahead in petrochemicals, w/c Oct 30

Mixed signals were seen in the Asian petrochemical market this week, following last week's price declines in major building blocks such as ethylene, butadiene...

Europe: The week ahead in petrochemicals, w/c Oct 30

An initial ethylene contract price for November at a rollover of Eur1,025/mt (around $1,193/mt) is expected to be fully settled. Propylene for November is...

Sinopec cuts East China butadiene offers by 4% Tue amid market...

China Petroleum and Chemical Corp., or Sinopec, lowered its ex-works butadiene offers in east China to Yuan 9,900/mt, or $1,252/mt on an import parity...

Asia: The week ahead in petrochemicals, w/c Oct 23

Trading in the Asian petrochemical market could pick up this week as market direction becomes clearer after the 19th National Congress of the Communist...

US Nov BD contracts expected to fall on Asia weakness

HOUSTON (ICIS)--With global butadiene (BD) and rubber pricestumbling, sources said on Thursday they expect US November BD contracts to settle lower as well. Early projections for...

SR industry struggling with oversupply

AKRON — The global synthetic rubber market is one where overly optimistic expectations have put the sector in a difficult position. When things were good,...

Asia BD spot prices near peak ahead of early-Oct holiday in...

SINGAPORE (ICIS)--Asia butadiene (BD) spot prices may peak soon as buyers and China-based traders seek to procure spot cargoes before they wind down their...

Malaysian: Higher rubber glove prices likely

PETALING JAYA: Rubber glove prices may rise by as much as 9% to 12% within the next few days, mainly due to the after...

China BD market maintains strong trend on tight supply

SINGAPORE (ICIS)--China butadiene (BD) market continues to remain strong on the back of tight supply caused by domestic transportation restrictions and lesser volumes being...

Rubber glove prices may increase by 9% to 12%, says MARGMA

KUALA LUMPUR (Sept 12): The price of rubber gloves is expected to increase in the next few days due to a number of contributing...

India: Anti-dumping duty slapped on synthetic rubber from EU, Thailand, South...

NEW DELHI, SEPT 1:   The Finance Ministry has imposed definitive anti-dumping duty on Styrene Butadiene Rubber (SBR) of 1500 and 1700 series imported from the...

India: Tyre demand growth pegged at 7-8% for FY2018 and FY2019:...

New Delhi: Tyre volume demand is expected to grow by 7-8% during FY18 and FY19, boosted by higher OEM demand and stable replacement demand,...