Markets Watch

Brice, Andy
October 2006
ICIS Chemical Business;10/9/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 38, p30
Trade Publication
The article offers news briefs related to the chemical industry. Degussa is raising prices for its coating polyesters sold under the brand names Dynapol and Vesticoat. Rising butadiene costs have forced Asian styrene butadiene rubber and polybutadiene rubber sellers to shut plants or slash operating rates to stem margin erosion. BASF will raise European and Asian prices for its methylamines, methylamine derivatives and alkylamines due to rising feedstock costs.


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