Holidays take their toll on spot trade

Brice, Andy
May 2007
ICIS Chemical Business;5/7/2007, Vol. 2 Issue 65, p38
Trade Publication
The article presents a summary of spot price movements in the commodity petrochemicals markets in 2007. Olefins spot activity remains minimal in Europe. Ethylene values are notionally unchanged at $1,220-1,270/tonne. European butadiene (BD) spot numbers are unchanged at $1,260-1,290/tonne. The market is balanced, with little buying interest and limited supply. Spot styrene is relatively stable, hovering in the low $1,400s/tonne.


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