BDO producers look for rises

Cox, Edward
April 2007
ICIS Chemical Business;4/2/2007, Vol. 2 Issue 60, p28
Trade Publication
The article reports that second-quarter (Q2) butanediol (BDO) U.S. and European contract negotiations are progressing, but large accounts may only settle well into April 2007, said sources at 2007 National Petrochemical and Refiners Association (NPRA) petrochemicals meeting in April. In Europe, two manufacturers announced €100 per tonne hikes for Q2, with a third pitching for €120 per tonne. The same sellers announced 7 cents per pound increases for the U.S.


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