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Dimethyl terephthalate Europe Transcript
The European DMT report is a weekly report that covers monthly pricing on a free delivered northwest Europe basis.
The prices are taken from a calculation made with upstream paraxylene and quarterly methanol contract prices.
The development of the markets including upstream markets and downstream markets are included in the text within the report.
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Updated to Q3 2014
July dimethyl terephthalate (DMT) prices decreased in line with the drop in third-quarter methanol prices combined with the split settlement for feedstock paraxylene (PX).
DMT values are directly linked to the monthly PX price, as well as the quarterly methanol settlement, which moved in different directions earlier in the quarter.
August and September prices took months to settle because of continued mayhem in the upstream PX market. DMT follows a formula with monthly PX and quarterly methanol.
The negotiations were complicated by the split settlement in Europe for July, and the non-settlement in Asia for both August and September. Asian spot PX prices continued to fall and new PX capacities there were mostly running in September. By August/September, lower global prices, lower feedstocks and weak demand compensating for the weak euro were lending a bearish tendency to discussions. However, PX settled up in the end from July to August, and down once more in September.
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