20 November 2013 14:42 [Source: ICIS news]
LONDON (ICIS)--Methyl acrylate (methyl-A) spot prices in Europe have dropped by €50/tonne this week because of slow demand, sources said on Wednesday.
Prices are at €1,370-1,390/tonne ($1,851-1,878/tonne) FD (free delivered) NWE (northwest Europe).
Methyl-A spot prices have been on a downtrend this year on lacklustre demand. Prices at the beginning of 2013 averaged at €1,570/tonne FD NWE.
Methyl-A is used to produce fibres that are woven to make carpets
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