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Buyers warming to increased spot methanol participation: sources
February 12, 2016
US methanol consumers have started to show an increasing level of comfort with the security of supply and appear likely to increase their involvement in spot activity longer term, sources said Friday.
Five forces shaping polymer markets in the Americas in 2016
February 9, 2016
Bernardo Fallas lists five themes to watch as polymer and petrochemical markets continue changing in the beginning of 2016, from the US to various parts of Latin America.
The world is flat ... at least for global ethylene producers while oil prices are low
February 2, 2016
Unlike ethane, naphtha is highly correlated with the price of oil. Therefore, fluctuations in global oil prices will have a major impact on steam crackers, particularly in Europe and Asia.

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