Styrene Producers Seek Hikes

Sim, Peck Hwee
July 2003
Chemical Week;7/23/2003, Vol. 165 Issue 26, p38
Trade Publication
Deals with the price increases sought by styrene producers for their July 2003 contracts. Increase in June styrene contracts; Decline in July benzene contracts; Potential for benzene contracts to increase in August.


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