U.S. Base Oil Price Report
The Presidents Day holiday on Feb. 17 and the start of the ICIS World Base Oils Conference in London drew participants away from the work place and resulted in largely unchanged market conditions, although some discussions certainly focused on the impact of the coronavirus outbreak.–by Gabriela Wheeler
EMEA Base Oil Price Report
As the industry prepares for the ICIS annual base oil conference in London, markets are still reeling from the coronavirus epidemic in China. There has been a far-reaching effect in other countries, and the extent and damage caused by the outbreak is incalculable. It may be some time before the industry recovers.–by Ray Masson
Asia Base Oil Price Report
Not all countries in Asia have been affected by the coronavirus outbreak to the same degree as China, but there was still concern about the situation as most economies in the region are closely tied to Chinese growth rates, and the base oils market was no exception.–by Gabriela Wheeler
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