Weekly Market Update: January 1-5, 2018


Traded higher this week
Jan spot trades up to 28.75cpp
20 new spot trades this week


U.S. Jan benzene starts the year flat, $3.21/gal
U.S. styrene rebounds to 58.1cpp


Spot Jan PGP bid up to 56.75cpp, no trades
US PGP highest in the world

Spot Jan RGP trades up to 38cpp


PP prices flat to higher, limited activity


PE prices mostly flat, buyers and sellers gradually returning to the market
Spot availability apparently scarce


Jan PS prime market discussed to roll from Dec

Crude Oil

Higher this week
Tuesday: $60.37/bbl
Friday: $61.44/bbl
(Feb NYMEX WTI Crude)

Natural Gas

Lower this week
Monday: $3.056/mmBtu
Friday: $2.795/mmBtu
(Feb NYMEX Natural Gas)

Weekly Market Review

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