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PX, PTA, MEG & PSF trends continue to climb
Jan '12
Paraxylene (PX) prices climbed and maintained peak levels in Asian markets. In S E Asian market, PX prices were at US$ 1585/ton. In F E Asian region, PX prices were in between US$ 1575/ton to US$ 1585/ton. PX imported from Taiwanese market was quoted around US$ 1585/ton.

In Asian markets, PTA price increased. In F E Asian and S E Asian region, PTA prices were in between US$ 1140/ton to US$ 1150/ton. PTA imported from Taiwanese market was quoted around US$ 1145/ton. In Chinese domestic market, PTA price was around RMB 8700/ton to RMB 8800/ton.

In S E Asian market, Ethylene price declined in the range of US$ 1085/ton to US$ 1090/ton. In F E Asian market, price was in the range of US$ 1085/ton to US$ 1095/ton. In N W European market, ethylene price was at US$ 1200/ton (on CIF base). In U.S.A market, ethylene price was in the range of 56.45 cents/pound to 57.05 cents/pound.

MEG price increased further in S E Asian markets and was offered in the range of US$ 1105/ton to US$ 1115/ton. In Chinese domestic market, MEG price was in the range of RMB 8450/ton to RMB 8550/ton. In European market, selling offers were in the range of US$ 960/ton to US$ 970/ton.

In S E Asian region, BG PET Chips price was stable in the range of US$ 1560/ton to US$ 1570/ton. In F E Asian markets, selling offers were around US$ 1560/ton for export goods. In Chinese market, BG PET Chip was offered at RMB 11300/ton.

In Korean markets, FG PET Chips price was in the range of US$ 1415/ton to US$ 1420/ton and in Indian market, FOB based price was assessed in the range of US$ 1425/ton to US$ 1435/ton. In Chinese market, FG PET Chip hovered at RMB 10450/ton to RMB 10550/ton.

PSF Asian price increased further in Asian market and hovered in the range of US$ 1710/ton to US$ 1720/ton. In S E Asian market, PSF offers were around US$ 1715/ton. In Chinese domestic market, PSF offers were stable around RMB 11800/ton to RMB 11900/ton.

Polyester POY prices in Chinese domestic market did not change. POY price was around RMB 12050/ton. FDY and DTY selling offers were at RMB 12750/ton to RMB 13400/ton, respectively. In export market, offers for POY, FDY and DTY were at US$ 1645/ton, US$ 1735/ton and US$ 1820/ton, respectively.

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