SABIC nominates Oct MEG ACP $150/t lower - buyer

11 September 2008 11:06  [Source: ICIS news]

SINGAPORE (ICIS news)--Middle Eastern monoethylene glycol (MEG) major Saudi Basic Industries Corp (SABIC) has lowered its October nominated Asia Contract Price (ACP) by $150/tonne from last month, said market sources on Thursday.

  

SABIC’s October nomination was pegged at $1,000/tonne on a CFR (cost and freight) Asia basis, said a one of its contract buyers from northeast Asia.

 

SABIC declined to comment when contacted by ICIS news.

 

Fellow MEG maker MEGlobal’s offer for October was pegged at $1,020/tonne CFR CMP (China Main Port), while Anglo-Dutch major Shell has not made any nominations for next month.

  

For September, nominations from all three MEG majors were at $1,150/tonne CFR Asia.

 

MEG is used to make polyester fibres and yarns and polyethylene terephthalate (PET) chips.

 


By: Hong Chou Hui
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