Spreads raise alarm

Mellor, Truong
June 2015
ICIS Chemical Business;6/15/2015, Issue 3663, p20
Trade Publication
The article reports on the widening price spread of styrene over feedstock benzene for the monthly contract in 2015 that is raising concern among market players. Data provided indicate the prices of European benzene and styrene as of April 2015 and for the week ending June 5, 2015, the pricing in the U.S. Gulf market, and the impact of the closure of the joint venture Ellba styrene monomer/propylene oxide (SM/PO) unit on the overall balance of the market.


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