Naphtha-based ethylene cracker margins fall on feedstock gains, forex. Nel Weddle. LONDON (ICIS)--European contract and spot ethylene cracker margins based on naphtha feedstock have slipped week on week, according to ICIS margin analysis on Monday. In the week to 18 August, euro-denominated naphtha costs rose by 2%.
The Global IPEX value for July was down 1.2% at 233.17, but it remained 7% above the year before level.
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