MEK sellers push for price rise

Lind, Sofia
July 2007
ICIS Chemical Business;7/2/2007, Vol. 2 Issue 73, p36
Trade Publication
The article reports on the prospects of methyl ethyl ketone (MEK) in the European commodity market. It is reported that major European MEK need to increase spot prices in July. According to sellers, a price hike is needed going into the next month because of the high naphtha feedstock costs. According to sellers, a price hike is needed because of the high naphtha feedstock costs.


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