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PTA & PSF prices rise, MEG falls
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Jan '12
Paraxylene (PX) prices remained stable in Asian markets. In S E Asian market, PX prices were at US$ 1580/ton. In F E Asian region, PX prices were in between US$ 1580/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$ 1145/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 8900/ton.

In S E Asian market, Ethylene price did not change and was assessed in the range of around US$ 1100/ton to US$ 1105/ton. In F E Asian market, price was in the range of US$ 1095/ton to US$ 1105/ton. In N W European market, ethylene price was at US$ 1250/ton (on CIF base). In U.S.A market, ethylene price was in the range of 60.75 cents/pound to 61.25 cents/pound.

MEG prices went down in S E Asian markets and were offered in the range of US$ 1090/ton to US$ 1100/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$ 955/ton to US$ 965/ton.

In S E Asian region, BG PET Chips price remained unchanged in the range of US$ 1575/ton to US$ 1585/ton. In F E Asian markets, selling offers were around US$ 1580/ton for export goods. In Chinese market, BG PET Chip was offered at RMB 11500/ton.

In Korean markets, FG PET Chips price was in the range of US$ 1425/ton to US$ 1440/ton and in Indian market, FOB based price was assessed in the range of US$ 1435/ton to US$ 1445/ton. In Chinese market, FG PET Chip hovered at RMB 10850/ton to RMB 10950/ton.

PSF price increased in Asian market and hovered in the range of US$ 1725/ton to US$ 1735/ton. In S E Asian market, PSF offers were around US$ 1730/ton. In Chinese domestic market, PSF offers increased in the range of RMB 11950/ton to RMB 12000/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 12800/ton to RMB 13400/ton, respectively. In export market, offers for POY, FDY and DTY were at US$ 1640/ton, US$ 1735/ton and US$ 1815/ton, respectively.

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