July 2006
ICIS Chemical Business;7/3/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 26, p7
Trade Publication
The article presents news briefs on the chemical industry. The June 2006 U.S. ethylene contract settled at 47 cent/lb, a rollover from the previous month. Brazilian chemicals producer Elekeiroz has announced that it will close its plant in Taubate, Sao Paulo state. The growing Asian naphtha deficit will seriously reduce feedstock availability for aromatics according to Paul Hodges, chairman of International e-Chem.


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