06 February 2013 09:33 [Source: ICIS news]
MELBOURNE (ICIS)--US-based acetyls producer Celanese has increased its February price for butyl acetate (butac) by $20/tonne (€14.80/tonne) from January, regional buyers said on Wednesday.
The producer increased its benchmark Singapore ex-tank price for butac to $1,310/tonne ex-tank in February, from $1,290/tonne ex-tank in January, the buyers said.
For ethyl acetate (etac), Celanese's February price was reduced to $975/tonne ex-tank, from $980/tonne ex-tank in January, the buyers added.
Celanese’s production facility in Singapore has a combined etac/butac capacity of 100,000 tonnes/year.
($1 = €0.74)
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