Snug acetic acid hits high

Lee, Helen; Brice, Andy
January 2007
ICIS Chemical Business;1/29/2007, Vol. 2 Issue 51, p25
Trade Publication
The article focuses on prices of spot acetic acid in Asia, which have reached a one year high. Some sellers claim that prices are being held up by tightness, robust demand from new downstream purified terephthalic acid (PTA) capacities in China and pent up cost pressure from elevated methanol prices upstream in 2006. In January 2007, prices were reported at around $610 to 635 per ton.


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