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April 8, 2016Europe's April customer reference price (CRP) for styrene has settled in line with the barge price at €1,120/m.t., an increase of €95/m.t. over the March...
June 2, 2015An initial European contract price for toluene in June has been fixed at $775/m.t. marking an increase of $34–$35/m.t. over the May fixtures, which were at $740–$741/m.t...
May 1, 2015Settlements for the European May benzene contract price have been confirmed at $900/m.t., up $170/m.t. over the April contract price, confirming Europe’s position as the...
June 3, 2014Spot aromatics business was widely different on opposite sides of the Atlantic this week, with prices lower on the US Gulf and higher in Europe. Spot benzene on the US Gulf was...
May 19, 2014Aromatics were a varied picture on opposite sides of the Atlantic with only nominal and mixed movement on the US Gulf Coast, but spot prices weakened sharply in Europe. Spot benzene...
April 22, 2014In contrast, aromatics were generally weaker on both sides of the Atlantic, traders report. Spot benzene on the US Gulf slumped 20 cts/gal, while spot toluene eased lower by 5 cts/gal...
April 14, 2014Spot benzene was higher on both sides of the Atlantic because of rising crude, but smaller volume aromatics could not keep up. On the US Gulf benzene ticked higher 10 cts/gal, but both...
March 31, 2014Aromatics were reported mixed in thin trading ahead of contract talks. Spot toluene on the US Gulf rose 10 cts/gal, while mixed xylenes declined the same amount. European spot...
March 24, 2014The only two gainers for the week in aromatics were spot benzene and styrene in Europe, which climbed $30/m.t. and $50/m.t., respectively. In contrast, toluene was said to be lower by...
March 10, 2014Aromatics contracts prices for March were settled lower on both sides of the Atlantic, traders report. The benchmark benzene contract on the US Gulf Coast slumped 14 cts/gal for March...