OX touches ten-year high

Hui, Kew Jia; Gibson, Jane
July 2006
ICIS Chemical Business;7/24/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 29, p30
Trade Publication
The article reports that Asian orthoxylene (OX) prices hit a ten-year high of $1300-1350/ton CFR on July 14, 2006. The hike was driven by tight feedstock supplies and high demand. As a result, Asian phthalic anhydride (PA) and dioctyl phthalate (DOP) prices followed with their own ten-year highs. OX is the feedstock for PA, which is used in DOP.


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