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Asia Aromatics - Winners and Loser across dynamic markets

Friday, 25 March

11:15 am - 11:45 am (CST) / 25/mar/2022 04:15 pm - 25/mar/2022 04:45 pm
  • China’s shortfall in PX contract procurement spurs spot liquidity on tightness of cargoes
  • Will Asia PX operating rates ramp up on stronger PX prices and improved PX-naphtha spreads? What will happen to run rates in 2022?
  • Mismatch start-up timing of new PX and PTA capacities in 2022 - how will PTA producers manage and is it driving additional spot trade activity for PX?
  • Liquidity in Platts’ Market on Close process rebounds on dearth for cargoes as multiple new entities enter the process
  • Asia benzene spotlight – continues to support aromatics complex hinged on startup on China’s downstream plants 
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