Tight supply to nudge up Asia BD

Yan, Helen
February 2014
ICIS Chemical Business;2/10/2014, Vol. 285 Issue 6, p7
Trade Publication
The article reports that tight supply is expected to boost the Asia butadiene (BD) prices. Topics discussed include the diversion of the deep-sea BD supply from Europe to the U.S., expected cap in gains due to continuous weakness in demand from the downstream synthetic rubber market, the assessed BD spot prices as of January 24, 2014 and increased in offers of South Korean BD producers for February 2014 shipments.


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