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PX prices surge in Asian markets
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Oct '13
Paraxylene (PX) prices surged in Asian markets. In the Southeast Asian region, PX prices rose and were quoted in the range of US$ 1465/ton to US$ 1470/ton. In the Far East Asian market, PX prices were assessed at US$ 1445/ton. Prices of PX imported from the Taiwanese market maintained a steady trend and were assessed in the range of US$ 1460/ton to US$ 1465/ton.
 
PTA prices remained stable in the Asian region. In the Southeast Asian market, PTA prices maintained a steady trend and were quoted in the range of US$ 1050/ton to US$ 1055/ton. In the Far East Asian market, PTA prices were assessed at US$ 1050/ton. Prices of PTA imported from the Taiwanese market remained unchanged and were quoted in the range of US$ 1045/ton to US$ 1050/ton. In the Chinese domestic market, PTA prices remained stable and were quoted in the range of RMB 7600/ton to RMB 7650/ton.
 
Ethylene prices maintained a steady trend in Asian markets. In the Southeast Asian market, Ethylene prices remained unchanged and were assessed in the range of US$ 1435/ton to US$ 1440/ton. In the Far East Asian region, Ethylene prices were quoted at US$ 1300/ton. In the US market, Ethylene prices dipped and were quoted in the range of 47.50 cents/pound to 48.00 cents/pound. Ethylene prices declined in the European international market, whereas it remained steady in the domestic market and were quoted at US$ 1375/ton and €1090/ton, respectively.
 
MEG prices maintained a steady trend in Asian markets. In the Southeast Asian region, MEG prices were assessed at US$ 1060/ton. In the Chinese international market, MEG prices remained unchanged and were quoted in the range of US$ 1050/ton to US$ 1055/ton. In the Chinese domestic market, MEG prices remained stable and were assessed in the range of RMB 7800/ton to RMB 7850/ton.
 
In the Southeast Asian region, BG PET Chips prices remained stable in the range of US$ 1380/ton to US$ 1420/ton, and some deals were discussed between US$ 1370/ton and US$ 1410/ton. In the Far East Asian market, selling offers were quoted at US$ 1390/ton to US$ 1420/ton, while talked prices were between US$ 1380/ton and US$ 1410/ton. In the Chinese market, BG PET Chips prices remained unchanged and were assessed at RMB 9800/ton.
 
In the Korean market, FG PET Chips prices maintained a steady trend and were quoted in the range of US$ 1220/ton to US$ 1250/ton. In the Indian market, FOB based prices remained unchanged in the range of US$ 1270/ton to US$ 1320/ton. In the Chinese market, FG PET Chips prices remained stable and were assessed in the range of RMB 9275/ton to RMB 9325/ton.
 
 

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