Eyes focus on aromatics contracts

June 2007
ICIS Chemical Business;6/4/2007, Vol. 2 Issue 69, p40
Trade Publication
The article reports on the petroleum chemicals markets around the world. Naphtha prices are between $650-655 per ton. In Europe, the bimonthly June-July 2007 ethylene contract has been agreed at €925 per ton. Propylene remains inactive in Europe. According to the author, rising inventories and shrinking demand are weighing on Asian butadiene values.


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