Gibson, Jane
September 2006
ICIS Chemical Business;9/25/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 36, p40
Trade Publication
The article looks at the price trends of petrochemicals for 2006. By mid-September 2006, a decline in crude and feedstock propylene values, as well as poor demand from the acrylic fibres industry, contributed to weaker market sentiment. The prices of monoethylene glycol rose by around $53/tonne from early July to late August, boosted by soaring crude prices and high ethylene costs upstream.


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