The largest volume aromatic petrochemical used in industrial processing worldwide
Around the clock, our benzene team keeps a close eye on individual market movements, trends and the factors impacting change at a local and regional level. This powerful combination of accurate pricing, key market intelligence, and timely insight drives fast and profitable decisions.
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The US market is an important outlet for Asia and for Europe where imports augment domestic supply of benzene for downstream production. Asia is in a perennial oversupply position on a net basis and Europe acts as an important balancer to the global benzene trade.
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