24 November 2011 04:00 [Source: ICIS news]
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CRUDE: WTI Jan $96.24/bbl, up 7 cents; BRENT Jan $107.40/bbl, up 38 cents
Brent rose, as Middle East tensions and strong
NAPHTHA: $859-862/tonne CFR Japan, down $8-9/tonne
Open-spec naphtha prices for the first half of January fell because of concerns about weak petrochemical demand, despite the gains seen in global crude futures.
TOLUENE: $1,035-1,045/tonne FOB
Prices fell, with a sole bid for January shipment heard at $1,038/tonne FOB
BENZENE: $945-955/tonne FOB
Buying indications for December and January cargoes were heard at $935-940/tonne FOB
ETHYLENE: $1,030-1,060/tonne CFR NE Asia, stable
Selling ideas for Asia-origin cargoes were heard at around $1,100/tonne CFR NE Asia. Some negotiations are underway in
PROPYLENE: $1,300-1,330/tonne CFR NE Asia, stable
The sharp decline in domestic polypropylene (PP) prices in
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