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Chemical Week Launches Chemical Week PriceWatch

NEW YORK, May 10, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Chemical Week announces the launch of Chemical Week PriceWatch, a new chemical markets pricing service providing live pricing data for the full range of key chemical intermediates and products across the major world markets.

This service expands and builds on Chemical Week's trusted price reports, covering more than 30 chemicals worldwide, including the major polymers -- LDPE, LLDPE, HDPE, PP, PS and PVC. Subscribers to this service will be able to get historical data, follow and compare price developments in the U.S., Europe, and Asia on the following products: Acrylonitrile, Benzene, Butadiene, Butane, Caustic Soda, Chlorine, EDC, Ethane, Ethylene, Ethylene Glycol, Ethylene Glycol Fiber-Grade, HDPE Blow Molding, HDPE Film, HDPE Injection Molding, LDPE, LLDPE Butene Based, Methanol, Mixed Xylenes MTBE, Naphtha, Ortho-Xylene, Para-Xylene, PP Block Copolymer, PP Film, PP Homo-Injection, PP Raffia, Propane, Propylene - Chemical Grade, Propylene - Polymer Grade, PS General Purpose, PS High Impact, PVC General Purpose, PVC Suspension, Soda Ash Styrene, Toluene, VCM Prices are obtained from daily interactions between the Chemical Week team worldwide and a network of suppliers, purchasers, traders, distributors and other industry specialists.

Chemical Week PriceWatch also contains a proprietary graphing tool tied to the price database, dating back to 1990. This multifunctional prices database enables: - configuration of prices series over user-defined time periods - comparison of product movements across regions - margin analysis, and - variations across product and value chains In addition to the current and historical pricing database and graphing tool Chemical Week PriceWatch also includes the latest news headlines regarding chemical industry development affecting commodities prices, and automatic price adjustment notifications, when prices exhibit great volatility.

"Chemical Week's PriceWatch introduces further visibility into global chemical and plastics markets by providing live pricing information from a trusted source, Chemical Week," said the publisher, Lyn Tattum. "It will enable users to validate numbers quoted by chemicals buyers, sellers, traders and other sources worldwide and make informed, profitable decisions." For the more information on Chemical Week PriceWatch, please contact Laurie Hofmann at 301-354-1693 or lhofmann@accessintel.com. To register for a free trial of the service, please visit www.chemweek.com/pricewatchtrial.

About Chemical Week Chemical Week, part of Access Intelligence, LLC, is the world's leading source of news and analysis for key professionals concerned with the chemicals, petrochemicals, specialty chemicals and related industries. Chemical Week information is available face-to-face, daily, weekly and 24/7 via our websites, weekly print magazine, newsletters, custom publications, online buyers' guides, and conferences. Additional information is available at www.chemweek.com.

SOURCE: Chemical Week CONTACT: Chemical Week Laurie Hofmann, 301-354-1693 lhofmann@accessintel.com Copyright Business Wire 2010 -0- KEYWORD: United States

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