US August MX contract gains 22 cents/gal

07 August 2013 20:31  [Source: ICIS news]

HOUSTON (ICIS)--August mixed xylene (MX) contract has settled at $3.92/gal, up 22 cents/gal from the previous month, according to trade sources on Wednesday.

The settlement, which took place last week, was in line with stronger spot prices, which have followed direction from energy futures.

The settlement was also in line with other stronger aromatics markets, such as benzene, which also saw the August contract settle higher for August.

By: Brian Balboa
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