Heat drains petchem supplies

Gibson, Jane
July 2006
ICIS Chemical Business;7/31/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 30, p40
Trade Publication
The article presents an update on the global petrochemical market, as of July 31, 2006. Asian naphthalene stood at U.S.$641 to 641.50 per tonne due to firmer crude values. Butadiene markets are finely balanced in Europe as volumes wane on heat-related issues. Benzene spot values are on the up, with the range at U.S. $1,110 to 1,130 per tonne.


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