24 January 2007 17:17 [Source: ICIS news]
HOUSTON (ICIS news)--US benzene spot prices have reached an eight-month low this week, due to weaker energy prices, healthy production rates and open arbitrage windows in Europe and Asia, trade participants said on Wednesday
Current benzene spot prices in the ?xml:namespace>
The last time spot benzene prices were that low was 26 May, when values were assessed at $3.08-3.09/gal by global market intelligence service ICIS pricing.
On Wednesday, Europe benzene prices were at $910-925/tonne CIF (cost, insurance and freight) ARA (
In Asia, traders said current benzene bid/offers were at $880-890/tonne FOB
“When you have two regions that can ship to the
Major benzene producers in the
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