Traders expecting BD prices to bounce back

Yan, Helen
April 2007
ICIS Chemical Business;4/2/2007, Vol. 2 Issue 60, p29
Trade Publication
The article reports that butadiene (BD) spot prices in Asia are likely to rebound in April 2007 on tight supply, according to traders. According to a Japanese trader, they anticipate supply to tighten in the second quarter due to several shutdowns in the region. LG Chem has recently shut a unit in South Korea, while Samsung Total will dose a plant in mid-April for 50 days.


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