Quiet markets await players' return

Brice, Andy
January 2007
ICIS Chemical Business;1/8/2007, Vol. 2 Issue 48, p40
Trade Publication
The article presents updates on market trends in the chemical industry. Trade is subdued as Europe feels the holiday effect with many people yet to return to their desks. Benzene values fluctuate as Brent crude drops, while Asian PX sees price spike. Open-spec spot naphtha in Europe is at $520-524/ton CIF NWE, with January 2007 swaps at $523-524/ton.


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