Moving sideways

Lerner, Ivan; Boswell, Clay
March 2007
ICIS Chemical Business;3/19/2007, Vol. 2 Issue 58, p24
Trade Publication
The article reports on the lack of contract price for ethylene. The price contract for ethylene is still not settled, with buyers and sellers disagreeing over the price direction. The arguments for price increase and flat pricing for ethylene are mentioned. Chemical Market Associates Inc. vice president of olefins Mark Eramo predicts a downward pricing pressure for ethylene. Meanwhile, supply and demand for polyethylene continues to grow.


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