Asian benzene massively down last week from mute buying

December 22, 2014 - Asia

Mute buying sentiments in the region massively pulled down benzene prices in Asia in the last week ending Dec 19.

In Korea, average prices crashed by US$ 100/ton or 13.42 per cent and were quoted at US$ 645/ton last week, as compared to its previous week ending Dec 12.

In Japan, average benzene prices too drove down by US$ 100/ton and were assessed at US$ 650/ton last week, down 13.33 per cent from its previous week.

In India, average prices tumbled down by US$ 100/ton and were spotted at US$ 655/ton last week as against its previous week, a decline of 13.25 per cent.