TITLE

FALLING CRUDE AND WEAKER FEEDSTOCKS HIT SENTIMENT

AUTHOR(S)
Gibson, Jane
PUB. DATE
September 2006
SOURCE
ICIS Chemical Business;9/25/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 36, p40
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
22670025

 

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