Burridge, Elaine
June 2006
ICIS Chemical Business;6/12/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 23, p51
Trade Publication
This article presents information on the cyclohexane market. Cyclohexane's major outlet is in nylon intermediates adipic acid, caprolactam and hexamethylene diamine. Regular imports are seen from eastern Europe, Saudi Arabia and South America. The European contract price for June 2006 settled at €955/tonne ex-works northwest Europe, reflecting the 125/tonne increase in the benzene contract. Most production is based on the catalytic hydrogenation of benzene.


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