IHS Chemical Week

Aromatics Prices Mixed in U.S. and Europe

9:54 AM MST | December 8, 2011 | Lindsey Bewley

Aromatics contracts were mostly settled by the first of the month, but the last few agreements were concluded this week. The December mixed-xylenes contract on the U.S. Gulf Coast was agreed to at a decrease of 13 cts/gal, buyers say. That brings it into line with prevailing spot numbers. Meanwhile spot benzene shot higher by 40 cts/gal putting it well ahead of contract levels. Spot toluene was reported higher by 15 cts/gal. Spot benzene in Europe also spiked, gaining $70/m.t. Other aromatics were quiet, with the expection of spot styrene, which continued to...

This information is only available to Chemical Week subscribers.


Forgot your user ID or password?
Click here to have it sent to you.

Risk Free Trial

Email Address

First Name

Last Name

Click here to register and get your RISK-FREE access to chemweek.com

Not an IHS Chemical Week
24/7 member yet?

Here's why you should be:

  • Searchable online archive access of the last 2 years of Chemical Week.
  • Print or digital magazine subscription
  • Price and market change alerts
  • Economic data and statistics
  • Buyers' Guides
  • Webcasts | whitepapers




contact us | about us | customer care | privacy policy | sitemap | advertise

ihsCopyright © 2015 IHS, Inc. All rights reserved. Reproduction in whole or in part without permission is prohibited.

North Asia Russia Southeast Asia China India/Pakistan Middle East Eastern Europe Western Europe Central America Canada USA Australia/New Zealand South America Africa