European MEG goes on the up

Weddle, Nel; Brice, Andy
March 2007
ICIS Chemical Business;3/12/2007, Vol. 2 Issue 57, p31
Trade Publication
The article reports that monoethylene glycol (MEG) bulk spot prices increased in Europe in the wake of higher March 2007 contract settlement and firming spot levels in Asia. Prices moved above €600/tonne cost, insurance, freight (CIF) northwest Europe (NWE) at the start of March 2007 as activity picked up amid concerns of a tightening supply and demand balance.


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