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S&P Global Platts Petrochemical Index (PGPI) - November 2017



Platts Global Toluene Price Index



December 8, 2017 -- Global toluene prices were up 3.9% month-on-month to $698.42/mt in November, according to the latest PGPI data expressed as a monthly average.


Platts Global Toluene Price Index


Nov -17 Monthly % Change Annual % Change Nov-16 Oct -17 Sep-17 Aug-17 Jul-17
$698.42 3.9% 16.3% $600.33 $672.42 $684.95 $639.83 $602.17


Toluene is an aromatic petrochemical that can be used as a solvent in paint thinner, rubber, glue, lacquers, polyurethane foam for furniture, and as an octane booster in gasoline. It also can be converted into benzene and xylenes.


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Benzene | Ethylene | LDPE | Toluene | Paraxylene | Propylene | Polypropylene



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