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PTA prices plunge in Asian markets
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Jun '13
Paraxylene (PX) prices declined in Asian markets. In the S E Asian region, PX prices decreased and were quoted in the range of US$ 1405/ton to US$ 1410/ton. In the F E Asian market, PX prices were offered at US$ 1385/ton. Prices of PX imported from the Taiwanese market stayed stable and were assessed in the range of US$ 1425/ton to US$ 1430/ton. 
 
PTA prices plunged in the Asian region. In the S E Asian market, PTA prices declined and were quoted in the range of US$ 1050/ton to US$ 1055/ton. In the F E Asian market, PTA prices were assessed at US$ 1050/ton. Prices of PTA imported from the Taiwanese market moved down and were quoted in the range of US$ 1055/ton to US$ 1060/ton. In the Chinese domestic market, PTA prices decreased and were offered in the range of RMB 7625/ton to RMB 7675/ton.   
 
Ethylene prices remained stable in Asian markets. In the S E Asian market, Ethylene prices were offered in the range of US$ 1285/ton to US$ 1290/ton. In the F E Asian region, Ethylene prices were assessed at US$ 1180/ton. In the US market, Ethylene prices declined and were quoted in the range of 58.00 cents/pound to 58.50 cents/pound. Ethylene prices stayed stable in the European international and domestic markets, and were quoted at US$ 1295/ton and € 1010/ton, respectively.  
 
MEG prices showed mixed sentiments in Asia. In the S E Asian region, MEG prices were offered at US$ 945/ton. In the Chinese international market, MEG prices stayed stable and were assessed in the range of US$ 950/ton to US$ 955/ton. In the Chinese domestic market, MEG prices declined and were quoted in the range of RMB 7075/ton to RMB 7125/ton. 
 
In the S E Asian region, BG PET Chips prices remained stable in the range of US$ 1420/ton to US$ 1440/ton, and some deals were discussed in the range of US$ 1400/ton to US$ 1420/ton. In the F E Asian market, selling prices were stable in the range of US$ 1400/ton to US$ 1440/ton, while talked prices were between US$ 1370/ton and US$ 1390/ton. In the Chinese market, BG PET Chips prices dropped and were quoted at RMB 9525/ton.
 
In the Korean market, FG PET Chips prices remained stable in the range of US$ 1230/ton to US$ 1260/ton. In the Indian market, FOB based prices were steady in the range of US$ 1280/ton to US$ 1320/ton. In the Chinese market, FG PET Chips prices plunged and were assessed in the range of RMB 9375/ton to RMB 9425/ton.
 
PSF prices remained stable in Asian markets. In the F E Asian market, PSF prices were offered at US$ 1460/ton. In the S E Asian market, PSF selling prices were quoted at US$ 1360/ton. In the Chinese domestic market, PSF prices stayed stable and were assessed in the range of RMB 9995/ton to RMB 10045/ton.
 
In the Chinese domestic market, prices of Polyester POY, DTY, and FDY remained stable at RMB 10500/ton, RMB 12050/ton, and RMB 10700/ton, respectively. In the export market, offers for POY, DTY, and FDY stayed stable at US$ 1450/ton, US$ 1660/ton, and US$ 1465/ton, respectively.
 
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