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Aromatics Higher in U.S., Lower in Europe

2:19 PM MDT | August 13, 2010 | Lindsey Bewley

Aromatics were mixed and the pattern was different on either side of the Atlantic, traders report, with prices generally higher on the U.S. Gulf Coast and generally lower in Europe. Benchmark benzene in North America fell 20 cts/gal, but the other aromatics were reported higher: toluene gained 5 cts/gal, mixed xylenes trebled that gain at 15/cts/gal, and even battered styrene managed to recover some ground, clawing up 4 cts/lb. Benzene in northwest Europe was also lower, by a notable $60/m.t., buyers say, as was spot toluene. Mixed xylenes held to a smaller loss...

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