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Volatility in the vinyl acetate monomer markets
Platts EMEA petrochemicals editors discuss the volatility in the NWE VAM market and the arbitrage flows from other regions.
Review of upcoming Central, Eastern European polyethylene expansions
Platts' petrochemicals team discusses upcoming capacity additions of polyethylene in Central and Eastern Europe and the likelihood of it smoothing the deficits in the region.
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Tougher approach: EU mulls fresh Russia sanctions after Malaysian jet shot down
Platts' oil team discusses the importance of Russian crude oil and diesel supply to Europe, as the EU mulls fresh Russia sanctions after Malaysian jet shot down over Ukraine.
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China's H1 2014 apparent oil demand edges up on year
Platts' Song Yen Ling, senior writer for China, analyzes China's apparent oil demand during the first six months of 2014, which edged up 0.6% on year to 9.91 million b/d.
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Bulls flee N. American gas market as temperatures moderate
The bulls are fleeing the North American natural gas market with moderate August weather in the forecasts and predictions of five more weeks of above-average storage injections.
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Corn and wheat production up globally
Platts agriculture editors discuss the global production increase in the grains market, specifically wheat in the Black Sea region and corn in the US, mainly due to favorable weather conditions.
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Asian coking coal, iron ore market update
Platts' Asia steel team discusses the implications for steelmakers' procurement behavior of low spot prices for coking coal and iron ore, and gives an overview of recent market conditions in the region.
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Molybdenum oxide prices hit 21 month high at $13/lb
Platts' European metals editors analyze the molybdenum oxide market and price movements seen for it recently, with prices climbing to 2012 highs.
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