01 December 2011 21:56 [Source: ICIS news]
HOUSTON (ICIS)--The December mixed xylene (MX) contract concluded at $3.47/gal, down by 13 cents/gal from the November price of $3.60/gal alongside a lower December benzene contract, a participant said on Thursday.
Meanwhile, MX spot prices were heard at $3.40-3.65/gal FOB (free on board) on Wednesday with bids moving lower, compared with $3.50-3.65/gal FOB on 18 November.
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Major US xylene producers include BP, Chevron Phillips, ExxonMobil, Flint Hills and LyondellBasell.
($1 = €0.74)
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