China Base Oil Imports Decline

Lube Report Asia - Nov 24, 2023

China has been a net base oil importer in the past few years, but supplies coming from abroad are decreasing as its dome...

Commercial Genuine Oil Demand Seen Rising

Lube Report Americas - Nov 22, 2023

Although OEM genuine oil brands constitute a small portion of heavy-duty motor oil demand, sales in the category are pro...

Petrol Ofisi Expands Blending Plant

Lube Report EMEA - Nov 21, 2023

Energy company Petrol Ofisi announced recently that it is expanding its lubricant blending plant in Kocaeli, Turkey, inc...

Base Oil Report

Lubes'n'Greases - Nov 01, 2023

Despite posted price increases in September, there has been a sense of anxiety hanging over the base oil market during t...

Hybrids Will Keep Automotive Fluid Market Flowing

Lubes'n'Greases - Nov 01, 2023

As electrification takes deeper roots, could hybrids cushion the inevitable blow to automotive lubricant blenders?

Latest Headlines

South Korea Market Forecast to Barely Grow

South Korea’s economy may be rebounding and vehicle sales within the country continuing to expand, but that will barely be enough to spur growth in the nation’s lubricant market next year thanks to the impact of electric vehicles. That is the conclusion of the Korean Lubricating Oil Industry Association, which forecast this week that domestic lubricant demand will increase at a scant 0.5% in 2024.

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Lube Report Asia


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