Aromatics see sudden upsurge

May 2006
ICIS Chemical Business;5/29/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 21, p44
Trade Publication
The article reports on chemical market trends as of June 2006. Benzene and styrene take a massive leap on increased demand and tightening supply. Butadiene spot business has been quiet in Europe, with ideas having moved up slightly to around the $920-960/tonne levels. Methanol values have undergone a degree of slippage, with a June 2006 deal reported at €238/tonne.


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