TITLE

Buyers eye sub-¬900/tonne Q3 butadiene

AUTHOR(S)
Weatherlake, Samuel
PUB. DATE
June 2007
SOURCE
ICIS Chemical Business;6/4/2007, Vol. 2 Issue 69, p34
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the market for commodity chemicals. Speculation among European butadiene buyers ahead of third quarter contract negotiations favours keeping prices below €900 per tonne free delivered in northwest Europe, with targets heard as low as €850 per tonne. The market remained balanced throughout the peak spring season for production outages, undermining sellers' expectations that supply would tighten considerably in the second quarter.
ACCESSION #
25376912

 

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