SINGAPORE (ICIS)--Some sellers of expandable polystyrene (EPS) in Asia withdrew their offers midweek, as feedstock styrene monomer (SM) prices continued to surge. In the first half of the week, EPS prices were quoted at $1,520-1,540/tonne CFR (cost and freight) Asia, with some deals heard concluded. Spot SM prices rose above $1,350/tonne CFR China this week, according to ICIS data. “My supplier has withdrawn offers due to rising SM,” a southeast Asia-based distributor said.
SINGAPORE (ICIS)--Spot benzene prices in Asia continued to soar this week, extending gains on concerns over a possible tightening of supply. On Tuesday, prices rose above $820/tonne FOB (free on board) Korea, up from $745.5/tonne FOB Korea in early August, ICIS data showed. The shutdown of refineries along the US Gulf due to Hurricane Harvey stoked worries of a supply disruption in the near term.
SINGAPORE (ICIS)--Asia’s styrene monomer (SM) prices reversed their losing streak this week on the back of gains in upstream benzene values, but tepid demand in the key China market may continue to weigh on the market. Spot SM values were in the mid- to high-$1,100/tonne CFR (cost & freight) China levels this week, as benzene prices for September cargoes increased to $755/tonne FOB (free on board) Korea. “Stronger benzene prices this week helped SM to rally,” said a Singapore-based trader.
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