TITLE

Markets see mixed bag of results

AUTHOR(S)
Gibson, Jane
PUB. DATE
May 2006
SOURCE
ICIS Chemical Business;5/1/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 17, p44
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the performance of different chemical spot markets as of April 27, 2006. In Asia, open-spec naphtha prices settled at $612-613 per tonne. Asian butadiene spot prices strengthened for May 2006 shipments amid rising crude futures and naphtha prices, which boosted market sentiment. Butadiene business in Europe remained quiet in the $850-890/tonne fob range. Asian toluene numbers, while the European toluene market remains relatively subdued and activity is minimal. INSET: ASIAN TOLUENE DROPS AFTER ALL-TIME HIGHS.
ACCESSION #
20864695

 

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