Trade thins as demand falters

Gibson, Jane
September 2006
ICIS Chemical Business;9/11/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 34, p38
Trade Publication
The article provides information on chemical markets as of September 7, 2006. The seasonal fall in Asian naphtha demand due to cracker turnarounds was apparent and numbers slipped further. European ethylene numbers have seen little movement and remain well above third-quarter contract levels. Benzene prices in Asia were under pressure on the back of weaker crude. A list of prices of chemicals per tonne is presented.


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