Aromatics plunge on weak crude

Brice, Andy
January 2007
ICIS Chemical Business;1/15/2007, Vol. 2 Issue 49, p32
Trade Publication
The article reports on the market trends in the chemical industry. Ethylene in Europe remains firm because of ongoing production issues. The market is largely subdued, and no trades are reported. European propylene is also short and firm, with no deals concluded. Butadiene remains extremely muted, and no deals have been done. Benzene spot prices dropped, following the rapid decline of crude oil values.


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