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Butadiene Players Uncertain About First-Quarter Contracts

11:23 AM MST | December 12, 2008 | Gregory Dl Morris

December U.S. Gulf Coast butadiene contract prices settled 49% lower than last week, at 50 cts/lb, setting a dismal stage for the beginning of first-quarter butadiene contract negotiations in Europe. Notional spot numbers are running at about half of European fourth-quarter contract levels, and sources say there is little clarity as producers and buyers enter a new round of contract negotiations. Producers ran into difficulties agreeing on December contract prices in the U.S., sources say. Two producers nominated a 25-cts/lb reduction, and a third announced an...

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