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February 9, 2016US benzene imports and exports in December 2015 were down, according to data from Global Trade Information Services (GTIS)....
January 29, 2016The US February benzene contract settled at $1.84-1.85/gallon today, down 27-28 cents/gal from the previous month on the back of continued weakness in energy futures. The decline was in line with expectations, following an overall decline in benzene spot prices through January. Prompt benzene spot prices yesterday were at $1.84-1.86/gal, down from $2.08-2.10/gal at the start of the month....
January 28, 2016US aromatics spot prices on Wednesday saw little movement as domestic crude inventory rose to its highest level on record, and NYMEX WTI crude futures firmed. US crude and gasoline inventory were both higher for the week that ended on 22 January, according to data released by the Energy Information Administration (EIA) earlier in the day....
January 28, 2016Europe's benzene contract price for February will be negotiated tomorrow and while the mechanisms used to agree on monthly term pricing will almost certainly dictate a price fall from...
January 26, 2016The US February benzene contract is expected to settle by Friday at a second consecutive monthly decline, mainly on continued weakness in energy futures, according to market participants. A decline would parallel the extended downward trend in benzene spot prices....
January 15, 2016IHS Chemical estimated at the beginning of this year that a record volume of at least 170,000 m.t. of benzene had been shipped from South Korea to the United States during...
January 14, 2016
US benzene imports and exports increased in November, according to data from Global Trade Information Services (GTIS). Benzene imports to the US were approximately 220,000 m.t. in November, up by 38% from October. Net imports (imports-exports) totaled 211,000 m.t., up 38%....
January 6, 2016US aromatics continued to see downward pressure from falling energy prices as near-month crude futures on Wednesday fell to an 11-year low. The decline was mostly due to continued...
January 5, 2016IHS Chemical estimates that at least 170,000 m.t. of benzene were shipped from South Korea to the United States during December 2015, including 20,000–30,000 m.t. of delayed...
January 4, 2016The US January benzene contract was confirmed on Monday to have settled at $2.12 per gallon, effective 1 January, a decline of 18 cts/gal from December and the first monthly decline in three months....