Markets Watch

Gibson, Jane
July 2006
ICIS Chemical Business;7/31/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 30, p32
Trade Publication
The article offers news briefs on the chemical industry. Government statistics in Russia revealed that the ethylene output of the country in June 2006 fell compared with the previous year, but production of benzene and styrene increased. Jubail United Petrochemical Co. has successfully started up its monoethylene glycol plant at Al Jubail, Saudi Arabia. Adipic acid producers in Asia are seeking a minimum $250/tonne hike for August 2006 contract nominations due to the tight supply situation in the region.


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