Spot activity remains lacklustre

Gibson, Jane
October 2006
ICIS Chemical Business;10/9/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 38, p36
Trade Publication
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.


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