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Kuraray sees COVID-19 drag into 2021 as PVA shipments surge

Specialty chemicals maker Kuraray reported an 8.8% drop in Q2 revenues. It expects an 11.4% slide in the full year due to disruptions linked to COVID-19 with “ongoing stagnation in demand in the third quarter and beyond” while “effects will last into 2021 and beyond”. U.S. seaborne imports lin... Read more →


Dow, Chevron May Be Helped By China’s Chemical Gesture

The Chinese government has exempted six products exported by the U.S. – including white mineral oil, paraffin wax and four ethylene cycle chemicals – from import duties as a goodwill gesture during phase 1 trade deal talks. Total U.S. exports of the six products were worth $6.2 billion in the ... Read more →


Trump’s Next $100 billion – Phones, T-Shirts or Polymers?

President Trump has ordered the USTR to consider duties on an additional $100 billion of Chinese exports. That’s a response to Chinese retaliation against America’s section 301 duties relating to Chinese IP practices, each of which covered products worth around $50 billion. The President has p... Read more →

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