Asia Gasoline-MTBE prices ease on thin demand


By Jonathan Landreth SINGAPORE, Feb 18 (Reuters) - Prices for methyl tertiary butyl ether (MTBE) for prompt cargoes fell over the last week under pressure from weak demand, traders said on Wednesday. Prices for the gasoline octane booster, which helps to reduce smog, were $320 a tonne free-on-board (FOB) Singapore for late February and early March loading, down $20 on the week, and about $60 below prices last month, traders said. "It looks pretty weak because there is no demand and ...

Premium Content (PAID Subscription Required)

"Asia Gasoline-MTBE prices ease on thin demand" is part of the paid WardsAuto Premium content. You must log in with Premium credentials in order to access this article. Premium paid subscribers also gain access to:

  All of WardsAuto's reliable, in-depth industry reporting and analysis
  Hundreds of downloadable data tables including:
  •   Global sales and production data by country
  •   U.S. model-line inventory data
  •   Engine and equipment installation rates
  •   WardsAuto's North America Plant by Platform forecast
  •   Product Cycle chart
  •   Interrelationships among major OEMs
  •   Medium- and heavy-duty truck volumes
   •  Historical data and much more!

For pricing and subscription information please contact
Amber McLincha by email: or phone: (248) 799-2622

Current subscribers, please login or CLICK for support information.

WardsAuto Blogs
Aug 21, 2014

Michigan, Great Lakes Region Still Core of North American Production

The Great Lakes Region is well-positioned to remain a North American production hub for years, perhaps well into the next decade....More
Aug 19, 2014

Dodge Undergoes Brand ‘Purification’

The brand moves from overall mainstream to so-called mainstream-performance....More
Aug 15, 2014

Is Your Classic Car Worthy of Historical Register?

“If we had a local fruit truck from Birmingham here or local delivery truck that is still around, a local firetruck, that’s every bit as important as the Washington Monument on the national level. It’s all part of our heritage, and heritage starts local," Mark Gessler says....More

Sponsored Introduction Continue on to (or wait seconds) ×