16 March 2012 07:13 [Source: ICIS news]
SINGAPORE (ICIS)--Asia’s benzene exports to the ?xml:namespace>
The region will load more than its regular shipments of about 40,000-50,000 tonnes of the aromatic molecules in March, amidst weak conditions in the downstream styrene monomer (SM) segment in
Industry estimates suggest that about 49,535 tonnes of benzene was loaded from
Meanwhile, the arbitrage window was open as
In Asia, spot benzene was at $1,175-1,180/tonne FOB
The estimated freight costs for shipping 9,000 tonnes of benzene from
Additional reporting by Lester Teo
($1 = €0.76)
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