Attend PetroChem Wire's FREE Half-Day Seminar in Houston

You are warmly invited to “Now More Than Ever,” PetroChemWire's FREE seminar in Houston.

With more material all along the US petrochemical value chain now available to the world, experts from PCW – the provider of benchmark olefins and polymers prices for the CME and ICE – will discuss the volatile petrochemicals space, managing price risk, feedstock economics and the impact of new capacities.

You can also network at our cocktail reception following the presentations.

Where: Hearsay on the Green, 1515 Dallas St., Houston TX 77010

When: 2-5 p.m., March 20, 2018 (Cocktail reception 4-5 p.m.)

Speakers include:

Kathy Hall, CEO and Executive Editor, PCW

David Barry, Senior Editor, PCW

Robert Sharp, Senior Editor, PCW

Samantha Hartke, Product Manager, PCW

Trey Hamblett, VP of Chemicals Research, IIR Energy

Anti-dumping duties on PET imports from five countries expected March 8

HOUSTON, February 23, 2018 (PCW) -- The US government will announce the results of its investigation into alleged dumping of PET resin in the US from five countries on March 8, a spokeswoman with the US International Trade Administration said on Friday. The original date, March 5, was postponed after lawyers for companies charged with dumping asked for additional time to file documents.

The March 8 decision will likely result in preliminary anti-dumping duties being imposed on PET on imports from Indonesia, Taiwan, Brazil, Pakistan and South Korea. Imports from the five countries accounted for about 42% of all US PET imports in 2017. -- Xavier A Cronin

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