21 January 2010 09:12 [Source: ICIS news]
SINGAPORE (ICIS news)--Taiwan’s Formosa Petrochemical Corp (FPC) has sold a 3,000-tonne spot cargo of methyl tertiary butyl ether (MTBE) for mid-February loading at a premium of $10-15/tonne (€7-11/tonne) amid tight regional supply, traders said on Thursday.
The cargo was sold Singapore FOB (free on board) quotes basis, they said.
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Petrochemical giant Saudi Basic Industries Corp (SABIC) had shut its 700,000 tonne/year MTBE plant at
SABIC's 300,000 tonne/year MTBE plant at Jubail has been shut for maintenance since early January.
($1 = €0.71)
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