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China's coal-to-ethylene glycol operating rate at only 37.94%

2020-05-22 13:07:00 Glycol

China's coal-to- ethylene glycol operating rate kept declining in May, with a 4.98 percentage points of week-on-week fall to an avera...

China 2019 ethylene glycol imports up 1.5% on yr

2020-02-04 09:01:03 Import & Export,  Glycol

China's imports of ethylene glycol inched up by 1.5% from the preceding year in 2019, showed the latest customs data. Th...

China Nov ethylene glycol imports down 2.5% on mth

2019-12-23 14:10:15 Import & Export,  Glycol

China's imports of ethylene glycol dipped by 2.5% from the preceding month in November, which was 3.8% higher than a year ago, showed...

China Oct ethylene glycol imports rise 8% on mth

2019-11-25 13:38:02 Import & Export,  Glycol

China's imports of ethylene glycol grew by 8% from the preceding month in October, which was also 6% higher than a year ago, showed t...

China Sep ethylene glycol imports drop 8.5% on mth

2019-10-23 16:05:08 Import & Export,  Glycol

China's imports of ethylene glycol dropped 8.5% from the preceding month in September, which was also 7.8% lower than a year ago, sho...

China Aug ethylene glycol imports dip 1.2% on mth

2019-09-24 11:49:09 Import & Export,  Glycol

China's imports of ethylene glycol dipped 1.2% from the preceding month in August, after rebounding from a two-month decline in July,...

MEG prices likely to retreat in China

2019-09-23 08:58:31 Price,  Glycol

Prices of mono ethylene glycol (MEG) are likely to recede from previous highs in the near future in China, as supply from both home a...

China Jul ethylene glycol imports rebound after 2-mth decline

2019-08-23 17:40:29 Import & Export,  Glycol

China's imports of ethylene glycol rebounded in July with a month-on-month growth of 28.6%, after decreasing for two consecutive mont...

China Jun ethylene glycol imports down 14.1% YoY

2019-07-23 16:17:20 Import & Export,  Glycol

China's imports of ethylene glycol dropped by 14.1% from the previous year in June, logging the second monthly decrease in a row, sho...

China May ethylene glycol imports down 7.1% YoY

2019-06-24 17:55:29 Import & Export,  Glycol

China's imports of ethylene glycol shifted down by 7.1% from the previous year in May, after extending an upward trend for three mont...

China Apr ethylene glycol imports climb up

2019-05-24 11:40:47 Import & Export,  Glycol

China's imports of ethylene glycol imports further climbed in April, extending an upward trend for the second month in a row, showed ...

China Mar ethylene glycol imports down 9.3% YoY

2019-04-23 16:51:44 Import & Export,  Glycol

China's ethylene glycol imports decreased 9.3% from a year ago but increased 28.6% from the preceding month to 900,000 tonnes in Marc...

Guanghui Energy proposes to build 400,000 T/y ethylene glycol project

2019-03-26 17:15:33 Glycol

Guanghui Energy Co., Ltd. plans to build an ethylene glycol project with designed capacity of 400,000 tonnes per annum, the company s...

China Feb ethylene glycol imports down 30.7% MoM

2019-03-25 13:50:47 Import & Export,  Glycol

China's ethylene glycol imports decreased 30.7% from a month ago yet inched up 0.1% from the preceding year to 700,000 tonnes in Febr...

China Jan glycol imports up 21.5% on yr

2019-02-27 08:28:08 Import & Export,  Glycol

China's glycol imports increased 21.5% from a year earlier to 1.01 million tonnes in January, a new high since 2018, showed latest da...

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1 China Apr thermal coal imports surge 88.95% on yr 2020-05-28

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2 China to bolster energy reserve capacity, support unconventional gas exploration 2020-05-25

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5 China's commodity exchange launches thermal coal options simulation trading 2020-05-25

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3 Indonesian low-CV thermal coal price up close to $30/t after utility tenders 2020-05-21

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4 Australian thermal coal still active in China despite restrictions 2020-05-22

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6 Supply woes will create a short-term jolt for China's thermal coal market 2020-05-20

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