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June 21, 2012
Most June contracts were settled by the summer solstice with the usual laggard, U.S. para-xylene, trailing the field. U.S. ortho-xylene was agreed lower by the anticipated 4 cts/lb...
June 7, 2012
Continuing the calm pace of trading from earlier in May, intermediates staged a slow retreat early in June, led by an early settlement in the European ortho-xylene price, which...
May 24, 2012
After a furiously busy late April and early May, intermediates markets settled down for the rest of May. The two outstanding isomer xylenes contracts for May were reported to be...
May 17, 2012
Carrying through from an active end of April, intermediates markets were remained busy through early May, with most contract prices being agreed already. Para-xylene was settled...
April 26, 2012
In a clean sweep for the first time in many months, all of the major intermediates contracts were settled before the last week of the month. That said, there was no uniformity to...
April 13, 2012
Intermediates markets were just as quiet as primary petrochemicals over the first part of April, with only a modest retreat in spot para-xylene prices reported. European pX was off by...
March 14, 2012
Fiber intermediates were reported to be strong though the first half of March, players say. March ortho-xylene contracts were concluded for March with an increase of 2 cts/lb in North...
February 29, 2012
Reverting to form as the last isomer contract to be settled, U.S. para-xylene February was agreed at an increase of 7 cts/lb, players say. Spot material was reported higher by $15/m.t...
February 16, 2012
As market watchers anticipated, higher prices for primary petrochemicals cascaded downstream yielding sharply rising prices in most intermediates. Isomer xylene contract settlements in...
January 19, 2012
The last of the December contracts for isomer xylenes fell into place this week, with ortho-xylene for Europe settled at a decrease of €20/m.t., players say. In line with that...
December 28, 2011
The last of the December contracts for isomer xylenes fell into place, with ortho-xylene for Europe settled at a decrease of €20/m.t., players say. In line with that decline, spot...
December 8, 2011
The last of the November contracts were settled in intermediate markets just in time for December discussions to begin. This time buyers and sellers say discussions were less testy...
November 23, 2011
Intermediates markets were even more quiet than larger-volume commodity markets through the middle of the month, players report. The last November settlements were made with...
November 15, 2011
Carrying thel late-October high level of activity isomer xylenes traders accomplished a rare feat this week: concluding discussions for all four key contracts. Market watchers note...
October 27, 2011
With a late month flurry, isomer xylenes traders say they concluded October business just in time to begin November discussions. The U.S. para-xylene contract was settled lower by 2.5...
October 12, 2011
The first couple of contract settlements for October bode well for producers, but spot numbers were lower. European ortho-xylene was agreed higher by €35/m.t. Ortho-xylene...
September 19, 2011
In contrast to the larger-volume primary petrochemicals isomer xylenes showed the only strength in contract settlements. European para-xylene sellers secured an increase of...
September 1, 2011
It was a slow-moving month among intermediates, with August contract settlements only just being completed for isomer xylenes in time to begin September discussions. U.S. para-xylene...
August 4, 2011
European isomer xylenes contracts were settled promptly for August, traders say, with para-xylene gaining €35/m.t. and ortho- tacking on €30/m.t. Spot markets took their...
July 20, 2011
For a change, sellers and buyers of para-xylene in North America got their business done along with other isomer traders instead of following weeks after. The July contract was agreed...
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