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MEG prices surge in Asian markets
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Oct '13
Paraxylene (PX) prices remained stable in Asian markets. In the Southeast Asian region, PX prices remained unchanged 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$ 1450/ton. Prices of PX imported from the Taiwanese market increased and were quoted in the range of US$ 1470/ton to US$ 1475/ton.
 
PTA prices surged in the Asian region. In the Southeast Asian market, PTA prices increased and were assessed in the range of US$ 1055/ton to US$ 1060/ton. In the Far East Asian market, PTA prices were quoted at US$ 1055/ton. Prices of PTA imported from the Taiwanese market remained stable and were assessed in the range of US$ 1045/ton to US$ 1050/ton. In the Chinese domestic market, PTA prices declined and were quoted in the range of RMB 7550/ton to RMB 7600/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$ 1465/ton to US$ 1470/ton. In the Far East Asian region, Ethylene prices were quoted at US$ 1300/ton. In the US market, Ethylene prices declined and were assessed in the range of 45.00 cents/pound to 45.50 cents/pound. Ethylene prices remained stable in the European international market as well as domestic market and were quoted at US$ 1350/ton and €1055/ton, respectively.
 
MEG prices surged in Asian markets. In the Southeast Asian region, MEG prices were assessed at US$ 1065/ton. In the Chinese international market, MEG prices remained stable and were quoted in the range of US$ 1050/ton to US$ 1055/ton. In the Chinese domestic market, MEG prices maintained a stable trend and were assessed in the range of RMB 7750/ton to RMB 7800/ton.
 
In the Southeast Asian region, BG PET Chips prices remained unchanged in the range of US$ 1380/ton to US$ 1420/ton, and some deals were discussed in the range of US$ 1370/ton to US$ 1410/ton. In the Far East Asian market, selling offers maintained a steady trend 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 dipped and were assessed at RMB 9750/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 stable in the range of US$ 1270/ton to US$ 1320/ton. In the Chinese market, FG PET Chips prices declined and were assessed in the range of RMB 9250/ton to RMB 9300/ton.
 
 


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