PBT faces margin squeeze

Gibson, Jane
July 2006
ICIS Chemical Business;7/17/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 28, p28
Trade Publication
The article describes the business condition of the polybutylene terephthalate industry in Europe as of 2006. DuPont, BASF and Ticona were among those targeting price increases. Attempts to raise prices throughout the first half of the year were unsuccessful. Upstream, prices for polyethylene terephthalic acid and dimethyl terephthalate have continued to increase.


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