Gibson, Jane
December 2006
ICIS Chemical Business;12/4/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 46, p7
Trade Publication
The article offers news briefs in the chemical industry. East European and Russian formaldehyde markets are set to grow by 50/year on high projected gross domestic product growth and expanding construction industries. Most European November 2006 freely negotiated phthalic anhydride contracts have settled from October levels. Weak demand and falling prices have forced several Asian styrene butadiene rubber and butadiene rubber producers to slash operating rates.


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