Tuesday 2nd April 2013
The price of pure terephthalic acid (PTA) has fallen 7% on the Zhengzhou Commodity Exchange in China since the start of 2013.
Tuesday 19th March 2013
The price of benzene in Europe has fallen 8% since the start of 2013.
Thursday 17th January 2013
Chinese bituminous coal price is down 9% year-on-year, but the price has increased 3% from its two year low value in August 2012.
Tuesday 18th December 2012
The price of benzene in Asia has increased by over 30% since the beginning of the year.
Tuesday 11th December 2012
Global urea prices are down 9% year-on-year.
Monday 5th November 2012
The price of benzene in the US has increased by over 30% since the beginning of the year.
Wednesday 31st October 2012
The price of LDPE has increased 20% year-on-year.
Tuesday 30th October 2012
The price of ammonia in Europe has increased by 7% year-on-year.
Tuesday 18th September 2012
The cost of iodine crystals in Europe, in terms of EUR, has increased by more than 150% since the start of 2011.
Tuesday 28th August 2012
The bulk price of general purpose polystyrene in Western Europe, in terms of EUR, has fallen by 8% since the start of February 2012, but is up by 1.2% year-on-year.
Thursday 2nd August 2012
This price of fuel grade ethanol in the US has increased by 23% since January 2012.
Tuesday 24th July 2012
The price of ethylene is down 20% year-on-year and has fallen 35% since the high point in March.
Wednesday 4th July 2012
Between January 2012 and April 2012 the average price of urea in terms of USD rose by 90%, but since then prices have fallen 35%.
Wednesday 6th June 2012
The average national price of nitrogen, phosphorus, potassium fertiliser (NPK) in China, in terms of CNY, has risen by 9% year-on-year and is up by 25% since the start of 2010.
Tuesday 17th April 2012
The price of oxalic acid in Italy has risen strongly in price year-on-year.
Wednesday 7th March 2012
The price of glycine has risen strongly in Italy, in terms of EUR, in recent months.
Thursday 16th February 2012
The price of clavulanic acid (in terms of EUR) has decreased 21% since the start of the year and has fallen by 38% since the start of 2008.
Thursday 8th December 2011
The price of phenol in Europe (in terms of EUR) has fallen by 30% since the start of the year, while the price of crude oil has risen by 20% (in terms of EUR) over the same period.
Thursday 3rd November 2011
The price of ammonia in Western Europe, in terms of EUR, has risen by almost 42% since the start of the year.
Thursday 15th September 2011
The price of propylene in Europe has decreased by 26% (in terms of EUR) since the start of May 2011 but is currently up by 3% year-on-year.
Thursday 8th September 2011
The price of xylene in North West Europe has risen by 29% year-on-year, due primarily to a rise in the cost of crude oil.
Tuesday 23rd August 2011
The price of polymer grade propylene in north east Europe has fallen by almost 30% since the start of May 2011 and is down by 4% year-on-year.
Tuesday 16th August 2011
The price of europium oxide in China (in terms of Chinese Yuan) has risen more than 1,000 % year-on-year.
Thursday 9th June 2011
The price of ammonia in Western Europe has increased by 32% year-on-year and is up by 155% since the start of 2009.
Wednesday 3rd November 2010
Ethanol prices in the US have increased by 20% year-on-year, compared to a price rise of only 11% for crude oil (over the same period).
Wednesday 20th October 2010
Due to poor crops and high demand the price of Indian menthol crystals in Europe is up by 83% year-on-year.
Thursday 24th June 2010
Methyl ethyl ketone prices have risen by 30% since the start of May 2010 and are up by 64% y-o-y.
Thursday 3rd June 2010
In terms of BRL/Litre Brazilian ethanol has fallen by 64% since the start of February this year.
Wednesday 26th May 2010
Acrylic acid prices in Europe have risen by 55% since the start of the year.
Thursday 20th May 2010
Propylene prices in Europe have risen by 50% since the start of the year.
Friday 30th April 2010
The price of Butadiene in North Western Europe has risen by 53% since the start of the year.
Wednesday 17th February 2010
The price of Ethylene (USD) has risen by almost 20% since the beginning of the year.