Tightness makes Asian xylene hop

Mitra, Mahua
May 2007
ICIS Chemical Business;5/14/2007, Vol. 2 Issue 66, p33
Trade Publication
The article reports on the increase in prices of Asian isomer grade xylene in May 2007. The price increase was due to tight supply and speculative buying. Prices in the first week of May were pegged at $1,100-1,125/ton. The sharp rise has raised concerns about a correction in the coming months, and market players suggest prices may fall around July.


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