High feedstock costs may force acetic acid hikes

Lee, Helen; Gibson, Jane
September 2006
ICIS Chemical Business;9/4/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 33, p36
Trade Publication
The article discusses issues concerning the possible increase in the price of acetic acid by up to $20 per tonne for September and October 2006 shipments due to high methanol feed stocks. Asian acetic acid producers are planning to increase their offers by $10 to 20 per tonne because methanol costs are strong in Europe and the U.S.


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