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July 20, 2010Benzene fell from USD 780-790 to USD 760-770 FOB Korea due to sluggish demand and high inventories. Plants are not lowering their operating rates because margins are too low, sources...
July 14, 2010Aromatics were lower on both sides of the Atlantic. Spot benzene on the U.S. Gulf declined 5 cts/gal. Toluene buyers decreased their bids by 10 cts/gal against lower offers from...
July 7, 2010Benchmark spot benzene on the U.S. Gulf dropped a dime, but other spot markets were level as July contracts were concluded. Benzene was agreed lower by 13 cts/gal, while the contact...
June 30, 2010Aromatics contracts have yet to be settled. Market watchers report lackluster trading and varied ranges for what little business there has been. Spot benzene on the U.S. Gulf was...
June 23, 2010Players report down-but-uneven dynamics in aromatics, similar to the situation in olefins trading. Spot benzene on the U.S. Gulf Coast was level, while spot toluene tumbled almost 20%...
June 16, 2010Aromatics were lower on both sides of the Atlantic, but with no discernable pattern, market watchers report. On the U.S. Gulf Coast bellwether spot benzene was lower by an average of...
June 9, 2010Aromatics were generally stronger in North America than in Europe, but not by much. Bellwether spot benzene on the U.S. Gulf gained an average of 17.5 cts/gal in a narrowing trading...
May 26, 2010Buyers ruled the day in aromatics, knocking spot benzene prices in Europe down $145/m.t. or about 14%. Losses on U.S. Gulf Coast benzene were about 11% or 35 cts/gal. Other aromatics...
May 20, 2010The story was different for spot aromatics, where buyers ran the table. Benzene on the U.S. Gulf was lower by 15 cts/gal, while toluene dropped a dime and mixed xylenes were down...
May 13, 2010There were no discernable patterns in aromatics trading this week, players say. Spot benzene on the U.S. Gulf saw offers decline by 5 cts/gal but buyers held tight with their...
May 12, 2010Benzene went down from USD 990-1000 to USD 970-980. There is surplus benzene in the aromatics market and this will affect the pricing for benzene; prices are expected to fall further...
May 6, 2010Aromatics contract negotiations were not completed by press time. Benzene was agreed to higher by 4 cts/gal for May, but that was the only contract agreement, players say. Spot benzene...
April 20, 2010Aromatics on the U.S. Gulf Coast were a little more active than the previous week, traders say, but not by much. Spot benzene declined by 5 cts/gal taking spot styrene down two cents...
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