13 June 2012 00:36 [Source: ICIS news]
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The June contract for molten-grade PA was assessed by ICIS at 84-91 cents/lb ($1,852-2,006/tonne, €1,485-1,605), while flake-grade was assessed at 85-92 cents/lb.
PA contracts typically reflect the previous month’s OX price, which was settled at 68 cents/lb in May, down by 3 cents/lb from April.
PA is a key intermediate in the production of plasticisers, which are used to make products such as flexible polyvinyl chloride (PVC).
Major US PA producers include BASF, Koppers, and Stepan.($1 = €0.80)
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