TITLE

Olefins tighten as outages take toll

AUTHOR(S)
Gibson, Jane
PUB. DATE
July 2006
SOURCE
ICIS Chemical Business;7/24/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 29, p36
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents an update on chemical prices in Europe and Asia as of July 24, 2006. Naphtha in Europe followed the ups and downs of crude oil prices, while ethylene prices have climbed to €950-970/tonne. Butadiene remains tight in Europe and high Asian prices mean that the Asian arb is still open. Meanwhile, overall sentiment in Asia was weighed down by the seasonal weakness in formaldehyde demand.
ACCESSION #
21855456

 

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