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Robinson, Simon
May 2006
ICIS Chemical Business;5/15/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 19, p4
Trade Publication
The article deals with issues concerning the global chemical business. Olefins prices have been climbing steadily ahead of Asia's largest gathering of the chemicals industry, with ethylene and propylene closing in on the $1100/tonne CFR Asia level. Cracker shutdowns and heavy turnaround schedules in Asia could mean most operating rates will remain high as olefin producers try to cope with tight supplies.


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