Gibson, Jane
July 2006
ICIS Chemical Business;7/24/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 29, p31
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the decision of some chemical producers and distributors to hold on to their relatively low-priced product just in case those oil prices climb a little higher in summer 2006. Products coming out of the aromatics chain are facing hikes as feedstock costs jump around on a daily basis, as they react to volatile gasoline and crude. Downstream from ethylene and propylene, polymer sellers are also looking for a price rise in July.


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