Chang, Joseph
January 2008
ICIS Chemical Business;1/21/2008, Vol. 273 Issue 3, p8
Trade Publication
The article offers news briefs related to the international chemical industry. Asian propylene is poised for more gains on tight spot supply as producers cut back operations amid high feedstock naphtha costs. Methanol prices across Asia fell sharply in the first trading week of 2008 and may pull back further amid improved supply and poor buying sentiment. Global polyester demand is expected to show strong growth in 2008, boosted by the Beijing Olympics.


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