Brice, Andy
February 2007
ICIS Chemical Business;2/26/2007, Vol. 2 Issue 55, p25
Trade Publication
The article reports on the optimism of Europe's expandable polysytrene (EPS) producers towards the pricing of EPS in the world market despite their first price decline since April 2006. With the weaker demand, supplies are finally showing signs of improvement after months of tightness. In addition to the flagging consumption and a more balanced market, buyers' calls for a drop gained further credence following the significant fall in prices for feedstock styrene.


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