17 May 2012 11:23 [Source: ICIS news]
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CRUDE: June WTI $93.07/bbl, up 26 cents/bbl; July BRENT $109.82/bbl, up 7 cents/bbl
Crude futures firmed in afternoon trade, with ICE Brent recovering from losses. But eurozone worries and concerns that
NAPHTHA: $897.00-898.00/tonne CFR
Open-spec naphtha prices declined as major cracker operators chose to stay away from the spot market. No trades were reported at the end of the day.
BENZENE: $1,070-1,085/tonne FOB
Trading remained lacklustre in the afternoon with discussion levels for July heard at about $1,070/tonne FOB
TOLUENE: $1,075-1,090/tonne FOB
Discussions were limited in the afternoon, with the July bid-offer range heard at $1,068-1,078/tonne FOB
ETHYLENE: $1,150-1,180/tonne CFR NE Asia, down $10/tonne at the high end
An ethylene spot cargo of more than 4,000 tonnes from southeast Asia was sold at $1,160-1,170/tonne CFR China for mid-June arrival.
PROPYLENE: $1,290-1,330 /tonne CFR NE Asia, stable
Four spot cargoes of northeast
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