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Benzene market in US sees supply, pricing shifts

July 01, 2015 (4:48 mins)



The US benzene market has struggled with excess inventories, but dynamics are changing as imports are shrinking and arbitrage opportunities opened up. John Calton, US benzene editor, talks with Jeremy Rakes, US petrochemicals editor, about the tightening supplies and what the impact is on prices, the recent movement into backwardation, and how downstream styrene markets are being impacted.


The following Platts assessment was discussed in this podcast:
Price Date
Benzene July spot FOB USGC 298.95 - 299.05 /gal 06/26/2015



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