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BASF
Cooperation deal with China's Huafon / Move will help develop Chinese PU, bio-fibre and spandex markets
17.05.2018
VITA
Strategic Value Partners acquires PU foam manufacturer
17.05.2018
TDI
China lifts anti-dumping duties on material from the EU
20.03.2018
PETROCHEMICAL MARKETS
TDI: BASF lifts force majeure in US
14.03.2018
CHINA
Natural gas shortage not affecting nation-wide MDI production / Adverse impacts from country's severe environmental-protection policy
15.02.2018
BASF
Continuing global problems with isocyanate production / Repair of TDI line begins in Ludwigshafen / Go-ahead for medium-term MDI expansion in the US
06.02.2018
BASF
Construction of new MDI unit in Geismar to begin / Doubling of MDI capacity in North America
01.02.2018
TDI
India sets punitive tariffs against China, Japan and South Korea / BASF affected / GNFC plant running again
30.01.2018
PETROCHEMICAL MARKETS
MDI: BASF and Dow declare force majeure in the US / Effects of cold weather
26.01.2018
SHANGHAI LIANHENG ISOCYANATE
Joint venture of BASF and Huntsman commissions second MDI line in Shanghai / Supply for Chinese market
25.01.2018
PETROCHEMICAL MARKETS
TDI: Indian producer GNFC forced to shut down plant again / Malfunctioning heat exchanger
19.01.2018
CHINA
Gas shortage now nationwide / TDI and MDI prices driven up / Limited impact on plastics market / Nation-wide cutback on coal usage
22.12.2017
PETROCHEMICAL MARKETS
MDI: BASF plant in China at standstill / Allocations via global network
20.12.2017
PETROCHEMICAL MARKETS
MDI: BASF declares force majeure on production in China / Natural gas for operations is lacking / Duration not clear
14.12.2017
COVESTRO
EUR 200m upgrade will keep Tarragona on stream / Captive chlorine supply
13.12.2017
BORSODCHEM
TDI capacity to expand in Hungary
13.12.2017
SADARA
First MDI quantities now on the world market / Minimal exports to Europe so far
16.11.2017
OLTCHIM
Romanian government's stake sold to Chimcomplex and Dynamic Selling Group / No takers for phthalic acid and Pitesti petrochemical production assets
10.11.2017
BASF
Expansion of "Cellasto" capacity in India / End of TPU production in Dahej
09.11.2017
BASF
New steam methane reformer for MDI production in China
06.11.2017
BASF
TDI plant in Ludwigshafen back in operation
25.10.2017
BASF
Follow up: Contaminated PU foams do not pose a health hazard / Agitation in German mattress industry
16.10.2017
BASF
Chemical group takes back contaminated TDI / Rhineland-Palatinate state ministry of environment criticises quality control / Incident adds to tight PU feedstock market in Europe
13.10.2017
TDI
Follow up: BASF confirms quality problems in production / Ludwigshafen facility temporarily taken offline / Price rollover nonetheless likely in October / Numerous plant stoppages among converters
11.10.2017
BASF
TDI contaminated by dichlorobenzene / Production halted at PU foam manufacturers / "Tremendously damaging for the industry"
10.10.2017
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