in this issue
Chemical Week Magazine :: Basic Chemicals & Plastics
P-xylene facing oversupply in Asia as capacity builds
6:28 AM MDT | June 7, 2013 | —Francinia Protti-alvarez
Asian para -xylene ( p -xylene) producers have been faring better than their North American and European counterparts. However, p -xylene market dynamics could be altered by capacity coming online in Asia over the next five years, and there is already evidence of oversupply. Asia’s p -xylene market has been volatile over the past six months, although little or no change in p -xylene prices is anticipated in the short term. The May p -xylene contract price stood at $1,400/m.t. fob Korea. The volatility in Asia p -xylene prices over the last couple of...
This information is only available to Chemical Week subscribers.
Forgot your user ID or password?
Not an IHS Chemical Week member yet?
Here's why you should be:
100% Satisfaction Guarantee