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Additional supply, cheaper alternative seen to keep Asian orthoxylene under pressure in H2

With Pamela Sumayao, Associate Editor, Petrochemicals, Asia

June 30, 2016 07:20:35 EST (3:19)

Jurong Aromatics Corporation is expected to restart its 200,000 mt orthoxylene plant in Singapore in July after being shut for one and a half years. Meanwhile, naphthalene continues to be a price-competitive alternative to orthoxylene in the production of phthalic anhydride. S&P Global Platts associate editor Pamela Sumayao examines how these factors will affect the orthoxylene market in Asia in the coming months.

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