US July MEG contract prices rise on strong demand, tight supply

Mirasol, Feliza
July 2014
ICIS Chemical Business;7/28/2014, Vol. 286 Issue 3, p23
Trade Publication
The article reports that U.S. monoethylene glycol (MEG) contract prices were assessed at 52-53 cents per pound FOB (free on board) in July 2014, up from 50-52 cents per pound FOB in June 2014, as MEG manufacturers have cut back on production and demand in the downstream polyethylene terepthalate (PET) sector have picked up by the end of June. It also mentions that diethylene glycol (DEG) prices for July have moved up to 64-72 cents per pound FOB, up from 61-69 cents in June.


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