Sharp price rises for European methanol and benzene in July failed to offset falls in US benzene and toluene.
US toluene fell during July as gasoline demand stabilised, refinery rates trended up and supply improved.
HOUSTON (ICIS)--Market players are contemplating the long-term impact of China's upcoming tariffs on US monoethylene glycol (MEG), especially as new US capacity is slated to come online in 2019. China will begin imposing 25% tariffs on $16bn of US goods starting 23 August, with the list including MEG. This is...
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