TITLE

Asian price slide causes global jitters

AUTHOR(S)
Gibson, Jane
PUB. DATE
November 2005
SOURCE
European Chemical News;11/14/2005, Vol. 83 Issue 2171, p29
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article presents price updates on several chemicals as of November 14, 2005. Naphtha price declined following crude. A lack of sales opportunities to Asia and the U.S. has lengthened markets. Meanwhile, ethylene markets have quietened down as production difficulties have diminished. The strike at Shell's Moerdijk site in the Netherlands has ended and force majeure has been lifted. Butadiene prices declined as well, reflecting the global price-drift. INSET: PROMPT PX IS STILL TIGHT, AND DEMAND UNINSPIRING.
ACCESSION #
19022277

 

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