Tightness triggers hikes

October 2007
ICIS Chemical Business;10/1/2007, Vol. 272 Issue 12, p27
Trade Publication
The article offers news briefs related to the petroleum chemicals industry. Huntsman Corp. is restarting its olefins cracker plant in Texas, which had not been in use after a fire in April 2006. The prices of vinyl acetate monomer had increased in the Northeast and Southeast Asia, following the tight global supply. The high crude oil prices are helping in keeping the prices of the U.S. aromatics such as toluene, high .


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