IHS Chemical Week

Intermediates Prices Fall in Early July

10:16 AM MDT | July 6, 2012 | Lindsey Bewley

A gap had developed in isomer markets with ortho-xylene (o-xylene) July settlements done in both the U.S. and Europe but para- only just being agreed for June. This is not unheard of, say traders, with the common lag in U.S. pX negotiations exacerbated by the national holidays in North America. June pX on the Gulf Coast was agreed for June at a decrease of 9 cts/lb. That caused spot prices to tumble $200/m.t. on both sides of the Atlantic, players report. At the same time, July settlements were done for oX in the U.S. with a decline of 5 cts/lb and in Europe...

This information is only available to Chemical Week subscribers.


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

Not an IHS Chemical Week member yet?

Here's why you should be:

  • 31 issues of Chemical Week magazine in print or digital format
  • Critical daily news and analysis on chemweek.com
  • Free mobile edition 
  • 20+ years of online archives
  • Topical e-newsletters that capture the most impactful events
  • Special issues with a regional or company focus
  • Global Outlook issue

Subscribe now

100% Satisfaction Guarantee
If at any time you are not completely satisfied with IHS Chemical Week, simply notify us and we'll refund the balance of your paid subscription - no problem.

Learn more about group subscriptions and site licenses.


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