Contract talks; BD sees 10.5% drop in Europe

Brice, Andy
October 2010
ICIS Chemical Business;10/4/2010, Vol. 278 Issue 11, p15
Trade Publication
The article discusses the bulk chemical prices based on contracts and spot prices in the U.S., Europe and Asia. It states that the European propylene contracts dropped slightly and settled at 920 euro per tonne free delivered (FD) Northwest Europe (NWE). It mentions that butadiene's (BD's) fourth quarter of 2010 settlement suffered a significant decline. It presents several charts depicting orthoxylene spot prices, paraxylene spot prices and bulk chemical prices in Asia, Europe, and the U.S.


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