TITLE

Spot activity remains lacklustre

AUTHOR(S)
Gibson, Jane
PUB. DATE
October 2006
SOURCE
ICIS Chemical Business;10/9/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 38, p36
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article provides an overview of the commodity petrochemical markets. Outages take their toll on olefins as prices edge higher. Aromatics spot business remains subdued following contract settlements, while national holidays limit Asian activity. Ethylene is set to remain stretched for October 2006, with the cracker turnaround season now reaching its peak. Trading in Asia has also been restricted by holidays in China and South Korea.
ACCESSION #
22905471

 

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