Asian festivities subdue trade

Brice, Andy
February 2007
ICIS Chemical Business;2/26/2007, Vol. 2 Issue 55, p32
Trade Publication
The article discusses trends in the commodity petrochemical markets. Butadiene prices are talked down at $1,200 to $1,250 per tonne after weeks of inactivity and minimal buying interest. Asian styrene prices moved higher in line with firmer crude and benzene values. Methyl tertiary butyl ether (MTBE) has climbed to $620-630/tonne, following gasoline and a slight upturn in demand.


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