07 December 2010 09:39 [Source: ICIS news]
DUBAI (ICIS)--Toluene exports from ?xml:namespace>
“No aromatics is coming out [of Iran],” the trader said, referring to the drying up of toluene exports from Iran since September, when the country started using reformate for gasoline blending following a US-led sanction on importing gasoline.
A 3,000-tonne toluene parcel was expected to be shipped in the second half of December, with the seller heard to be Esfahan Petrochemicals, the trader said on the sidelines of the 5th Gulf Petrochemicals and Chemicals Association (GPCA) forum in
The parcel was the first toluene export from
The Iranian producer is a regular exporter of toluene to
On the other hand,
Pars Petrochemicals’ SM unit was restarted at the end of October.
The GPCA forum will run from 7-9 December.
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