Mumbai, India, June 14, 2013 --(PR.com
)-- PolymerUpdate and Platts are glad to announce the launch of “Polymerupdate-Platts Joint SMS Service.” This service provides customers with business-critical price alerts for petrochemical products including Polyethylene (PE), Polypropylene (PP), Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC), Propylene, Ethylene, EDC and VCM. The service covers the pricing regions of Far East Asia, South East Asia, South Asia, CFR China & India, with real-time information pertaining to plant operations, offer prices of imported raw material, and confirmed international transactions. Anyone with a mobile phone can access this unique set of market-related alerts via SMS, and there is no need for a data plan, internet connection, or downloads. This service is available only to users in South Asia (India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh).
Polymerupdate and Platts are established brand names in the polymers information space. Platts is the leading global energy, petrochemicals and metals information provider and a division of McGraw Hill Financial. PolymerUpdate is India's leading petrochemical information provider. Early this year, Platts entered into a strategic partnership with PolymerUpdate to publish critical India- and Asia-specific petrochemical market content in tailor-made weekly reports. These unique reports carry PolymerUpdate's leading India market polymer prices with a domestic market overview, alongside imported raw material cost prices and city-wise open market prices. Platts provides its benchmark international market polymer prices with bespoke analysis, and its market-driving upstream international oil prices and shipping costs. Both information providers combine their breaking news, plant operation updates, traded deals, market commentary, and maps. These comprehensive weekly reports are also furnished with insightful analysis of industry, macro-economy and currency trends from CRISIL, India's largest independent and integrated research house, and another McGraw Hill Financial company.