Asia Gasoline-MTBE prices stable as China seeks barrels


By Jonathan Landreth SINGAPORE, Feb 25 (Reuters) - Prices for methyl tertiary butyl ether (MTBE) for prompt cargoes were stable over the last week as inquiries from China and tighter supplies countered slack regional demand, traders said on Wednesday. Prices for the gasoline octane booster, which helps to reduce smog, could rise in coming weeks on support from dwindling South Korean supplies and on an opportunity to ship cargoes to the United States, where gasoline demand is building up ...

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