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Indonesia's Chandra Asri shuts butadiene unit on technical issues
Singapore (Platts)--26 Oct 2016 515 am EDT/915 GMT
Indonesia's Chandra Asri has shut its butadiene extraction unit at Cilegon, Banten province, late Sunday due to technical issues, a source close to the company said Wednesday.
European polypropylene market tight in copol, high melt-flow PP: sources
London (Platts)--25 Oct 2016 903 am EDT/1303 GMT
The European polypropylene market is tight in high melt-flow PP and copolymer despite remaining well balanced in normal grades, industry sources said Monday.
Mitsui Phenols expects to raise Singapore solvents plant run rate to 100% by Nov 1
Singapore (Platts)--25 Oct 2016 531 am EDT/931 GMT
Mitsui Phenols Singapore or MPS expects to raise the operating rate of its solvents plant to 100% of capacity by November 1, a source close to the company said Tuesday.
European hydrodealkylation margins well below breakeven since mid-September
London (Platts)--24 Oct 2016 957 am EDT/1357 GMT
Benzene's premium to toluene has hovered around the $100/mt mark for most of October, S&P Global Platts data shows.
Sinopec cuts South China toluene prices by Yuan 100/mt
Singapore (Platts)--24 Oct 2016 439 am EDT/839 GMT
China Petroleum and Chemical Corp., or Sinopec, reduced its South China toluene ex-factory prices by Yuan 100/mt, or 1.8%, market sources said Monday. The price-cuts came amid weakening demand for toluene in the domestic market, as c9 mixed aromatics supply was heard to be high, a market source said.
US October PTA price rises to 41.49 cents/lb, follows PX contract higher
Houston (Platts)--21 Oct 2016 512 pm EDT/2112 GMT
The US October purified terephthalic acid price increased 0.50 cent to 41.49 cents/lb ($915/mt), tracking the movement in the feedstock US October paraxylene contract, sources said Friday.
K FAIR 2016: Iranian petrochemical companies still challenged by letter of credit restrictions
London (Platts)--21 Oct 2016 839 am EDT/1239 GMT
Iranian petrochemical companies continue to be affected by difficulties in obtaining letters of credits, a source at a local petrochemical company said on the sidelines of the K Fair in Dusseldorf.
Sinopec hikes East China ex-works OX offers by Yuan 150/mt to Yuan 6,300/mt
Singapore (Platts)--21 Oct 2016 246 am EDT/646 GMT
China Petroleum and Chemical Corporation, or Sinopec subsidiaries have raised ex-works orthoxylene offers in East China to Yuan 6,300/mt, equivalent to about $781/mt on an import parity basis, from Wednesday, up Yuan 150/mt, a source close to the matter said Friday.
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