More records are broken

August 2007
ICIS Chemical Business;8/20/2007, Vol. 272 Issue 7, p32
Trade Publication
The article offers news briefs related to the chemical industry. European butane values have reached a record high of $635 per tonne, because of tight supply and exports to the U.S. Russia's major polyvinyl chloride (PVC) producer announced a maintenance shutdown at its facility in Irkutsk after an explosion at a vinyl chloride monomer (VCM) unit at the site. Benzene prices increased in the U.S. due to rising energy prices and stronger demand.


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