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PX & PTA prices increase in Far East Asian region
30
Jul '14
Paraxylene (PX) prices increased in Asian markets. In the S E Asian region, PX prices surged and were quoted in the range of US$ 1430/ton to US$ 1435/ton. In the F E Asian market, PX prices increased and were offered at US$ 1415/ton. Prices of PX imported from the Taiwanese market remained steady and were assessed in the range of US$ 1410/ton to US$ 1415/ton.
 
PTA prices increased in the Asian region. In the S E Asian market, PTA prices went up and were quoted in the range of US$ 1030/ton to US$ 1035/ton. In the F E Asian market, PTA prices increased and were offered at US$ 1010/ton. Prices of PTA imported from the Taiwanese market remained steady and were offered in the range of US$ 995/ton to US$ 1000/ton. In the Chinese domestic market, PTA prices increased and were offered in the range of RMB 7450/ton to RMB 7500/ton.
 
Ethylene prices remained stable in Asian markets. In the S E Asian market, Ethylene prices remained steady and were quoted in the range of US$ 1475/ton to US$ 1480/ton. In the F E Asian region, Ethylene prices kept steady and were offered at US$ 1520/ton. In the US market, Ethylene prices increased and were quoted in the range of 65.50 cents/pound to 66.00 cents/pound. Ethylene prices kept inert in the European international as well as in domestic markets and were offered at US$ 1330/ton and € 1030/ton, respectively.
 
MEG prices remained steady in Asian markets. In the S E Asian region, MEG prices kept inert and were offered at US$ 995/ton. In the Chinese international market, MEG prices stayed steady and were assessed in the range of US$ 990/ton to US$ 995/ton. In the Chinese domestic market, MEG prices remained unchanged in the range of RMB 7400/ton to RMB 7450/ton.
 
In the S E Asian region, prices of BG PET Chips kept steady in the range of US$ 1370/ton to US$ 1410/ton, and some deals were concluded in the range of US$ 1380/ton to US$ 1420/ton. In the F E Asian market, selling offers remained steady in the range of US$ 1390/ton to US$ 1430/ton, while talked prices were quoted in the range of US$ 1400/ton to US$ 1440/ton. In the Chinese market, BG PET Chips prices remained steady and were offered in the range of RMB 9500/ton to RMB 9550/ton.
 
In the Korean market, FG PET Chips prices kept inert and were assessed in the range of US$ 1220/ton to US$ 1230/ton. In the Indian market, FOB based prices were in the range of US$ 1250/ton to US$ 1280/ton. In the Chinese market, FG PET Chips prices maintained steady trend and were quoted in the range of RMB 9200/ton to RMB 9250/ton.
 
PSF prices remained steady in the Asian region. In the F E Asian market, PSF prices were quoted at US$ 1435/ton. In the S E Asian market, PSF selling prices stayed steady at US$ 1335/ton. In the Chinese domestic market, PSF prices remained stable and were quoted in the range of RMB 9850/ton to RMB 9900/ton.
 
In the Chinese domestic market, prices of Polyester POY and FDY decreased to RMB 9900/ton and RMB 10250/ton, while DTY prices remained steady at RMB 11400/ton. In the export market, offers for POY and FDY dropped to US$ 1350/ton and US$ 1385/ton, while DTY prices remained steady at US$ 1550/ton.
 
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