Trade minimal but spot prices firm

Brice, Andy
February 2007
ICIS Chemical Business;2/12/2007, Vol. 2 Issue 53, p44
Trade Publication
The article provides an overview of the commodity petrochemicals markets. Supply and demand of propylene is largely described as balanced to tight. Mixed xylene in Europe is in a $820-850/tonne range. European methanol is extremely muted and prices are notional. Yuzhny ammonia prices are static in a quiet market.


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