01 April 2013 01:00 [Source: ICIS news]
SINGAPORE (ICIS)--Here are some of the top stories from ICIS Asia and the Middle east for the week ended 28 March 2013.
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Focus - Asia BD prices near bottom but may fall further on ample supply
Asia butadiene (BD) prices are near bottom but may still have room to fall lower because of weak demand and abundant supply in China, industry sources said on Tuesday.
Focus - Asia EPS offers higher on buoyant feedstock SM
Asia expandable polystyrene (EPS) offers rose by around $30/tonne (€23/tonne) this week amid buoyant feedstock styrene monomer (SM) values and expectations that buying interest might revive next month, producers and distributors said on Thursday.
Japan's Feb chemical output falls by 9.9% on weak demand
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