14 July 2011 22:26 [Source: ICIS news]
HOUSTON (ICIS)--Polystyrene (PS) prices in Mexico declined 2-3 cents/lb ($44-66/tonne, €31-47/tonne) in line with weaker prices for feedstocks ethylene and styrene, local participants said on Thursday.
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The smaller reduction in HIPS prices was due to an increase in feedstock butadiene (BD) costs this month.
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Steady PS demand came from the school and office supplies segment. Activity from the appliances sector had weakened, however.
Participants said resin availability was in balance with demand.
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