05 June 2013 09:52 [Source: ICIS news]
SINGAPORE (ICIS)--China’s linear low density polyethylene (LLDPE) futures increased by 1.49% on Wednesday, in line with rising domestic spot prices of the polyolefin, industry sources said.
September LLDPE futures, the most actively traded contract on the Dalian Commodity Exchange (DCE), closed at yuan (CNY) 10,540/tonne ($1,719/tonne) on Wednesday, up by CNY155/tonne from Tuesday’s settlement price of CNY10,385/tonne.
Around 2.01m tonnes of LLDPE or 803,902 contracts for delivery in September were traded on Wednesday, according to the data.
In eastern China, spot prices for locally produced LLDPE cargoes were assessed at CNY10, 550-10,650/tonne, up by CNY50/tonne from 4 June, according to Chemease, an ICIS service in China.
($1 = CNY6.13)
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