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 ...

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