VIDEO: China’s domestic and import BD price spread widens

Author: Veronica Zhang


SINGAPORE (ICIS)--Watch industry analyst Alex Feng discuss the widening spread between domestic and import prices in the Chinese domestic butadiene (BD) market.

  • Import prices in northeast Asia below levels seen in 2008 for five consecutive weeks
  • Domestic price hikes slowed down after rebounding from late April
  • Limited storage capacity available following surge in import arrivals