08 October 2012 17:07 [Source: ICIS news]
The fall was mostly attributed to higher ethane costs, which increased to 14.12 cents/lb from 13.47 cents/lb a week earlier.
Also, ethane cracker co-product values fell to 4.39 cents/lb from 4.62 cents/lb during the week.
Spot ethylene prices tightened during the week but were lower on average by 0.625 cent/lb, ending at 57.0-57.5 cents/lb on 5 October.
($1 = €0.77)
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