22 June 2012 11:00 [Source: ICIS news]
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CRUDE: WTI AUG $78.52/bbl, up 32 cents/bbl; BRENT AUG $89.93/bbl, up 70 cents/bbl
Crude futures continued to firm during the afternoon in
NAPHTHA: $696.50-698.50/tonne CFR Japan, down $2.50/tonne
Open-spec naphtha prices fell on the back of bearish buying sentiment and lower premiums awarded for spot
BENZENE: $1,010-1,025/tonne FOB
Offers for August loading at $1,015-1,017/tonne FOB
TOLUENE: $980-990/tonne FOB
Prices firmed as crude rebounded on Friday afternoon, with bids for second-half July loading heard at $980/tonne FOB
ETHYLENE: $900-950/tonne CFR NE Asia, stable
Buyer resistance to selling ideas at above $950/tonne CFR NE Asia remained strong due to the sharp decline in upstream naphtha prices. No deals were heard.
PROPYLENE: $1,240-1,260/tonne CFR NE Asia, down $20/tonne
Sporadic buying interest fell to the low-to-mid $1,200s/tonne CFR NE
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