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Aromatics Prices Mixed in Europe, U.S.

2:03 PM MDT | August 4, 2010 | Lindsey Bewley

Aromatics were mixed this week. Benchmark spot benzene soared 20 cts/gal this week, but sellers concede that advance did not extend to other spot aromatics: toluene was lower by 5 cts/gal while mixed xylenes advanced by a nickel. August contract prices were agreed at nominal decreases, benzene down by 3 cts/gal and mixed xylenes off by was even more dramatic on the other side of the Atlantic. Spot benzene shot up $50/m.t. but spot toluene plunged $70/m.t. and styrene was reported lower by $30/m.t. Even contract settlements were mixed, with August benzene being...

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