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OUTLOOK ‘19: Europe SBR hopes for export rebound in 2019 amid...

LONDON (ICIS)--European styrene butadiene rubber (SBR) growth in 2019 is  expected flat or limited despite numerous downstream investments in central Europe. Hopes for growth, however,...

Michelin-Chandra Asri JV inaugurates Indonesia rubber plant

CILEGON, Indonesia—PT Synthetic Rubber Indonesia, officially inaugurated its plant for the production of butadiene rubber and solution styrene butadiene rubber, the Michelin-Chandra Asri Petrochemical...

EMEA petrochemicals outlook, w/c Dec 3

London — OLEFINS: The European ethylene spot market will be under pressure this week, due to bearish feedstocks and falling downstream polymer demand. Exports remain...

Asian petrochemicals outlook, w/c Dec 3

Singapore — The Asian petrochemicals market was affected by the continued decline in upstream crude oil prices, with the ICE Brent crude oil futures...

Asian styrene likely to remain bearish after hitting 30-month low

Styrene monomer prices slid to a 30-month low last Friday, falling below the $1,000/mt mark to $983.50/mt CFR China on tumbling crude oil prices,...

Kumho Petrochemical synthetic rubber earnings hit by butadiene prices

SEOUL, South Korea—Kumho Petrochemical has achieved a 16.4 percent year-on-year rise in third quarter sales to $483.4 million, the company said Nov. 2. Profits for...

IISRP: Rubber demand growing despite global market woes

HOUSTON—The global market for synthetic rubber is set to grow, helped by increasing demand in emerging markets, according to the International Institute of Synthetic...

Asian butadiene slumps to 5-month low; victim of US-China trade war

Asian butadiene prices slumped to a five-month low Wednesday, as it got caught in the ripple of the US-China trade war after downstream acrylonitrile...

Asia PBR may extend falls as buyers retreat amid BD plunge

SINGAPORE (ICIS)--Asia’s polybutadiene rubber (PBR) prices may remain under pressure as buyers retreated following heavy losses in feedstock butadiene (BD) market. On 11 October,...

Asian styrene monomer margin hits year-to-date high at $238/mt as ethylene...

Singapore —  The Asian styrene margin hit a year-to-date high at $238/mt Monday as feedstock ethylene costs slipped to a 14-month low, S&P Global...