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Aromatics Activity Busy at End of 2010

2:57 PM MST | January 4, 2011 | Lindsey Bewley

Aromatics markets were hopping at the end of the year. The January benzene contract in Europe was settled sharply higher with an increase of €149/m.t., a rise of more than 20%. Spot prices for all aromatics were higher by $20-25/m.t. North American producers responded quickly to developments across the Atlantic, nominating an increase of 72 cts/gal, or 22%, for the January contract price. Spot activity was more mixed on the U.S. Gulf Coast than in Europe, with benzene leading the way. Buyers raised bids by 15 cts/gal, but sellers raced ahead hiking offers by...

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