12 October 2012 20:07 [Source: ICIS news]
MEDELLIN, Colombia (ICIS)--US antifreeze-grade ethylene glycol (EGAF) spot barge values rose by 1-2 cents/lb ($22-44/tonne, €17-34/tonne) as the market was tight, sources said on Friday.
Spot barge values for EGAF were assessed higher at 54-60 cents/lb.
Tightness was not projected to change immediately and there was limited product available for export, sources said.
A rash of production issues along the US Gulf have tightened supply over the past weeks, according to buyers and sellers.
Major EG producers in the US include LyondellBasell, Huntsman, MEGlobal, Indorama, SABIC and Shell.
($1 = €0.77)
For the latest chemical news, data and analysis that directly impacts your business sign up for a free trial to ICIS news - the breaking online news service for the global chemical industry.
Get the facts and analysis behind the headlines from our market leading weekly magazine: sign up to a free trial to ICIS Chemical Business.
|ICIS news FREE TRIAL|
|Get access to breaking chemical news as it happens.|
|ICIS Global Petrochemical Index (IPEX)|
|ICIS Global Petrochemical Index (IPEX). Download the free tabular data and a chart of the historical index|
Asian Chemical Connections