Samsung Total Buys Naphtha for Delivery to South Korea in March

Samsung Total Petrochemicals Co. bought 30,000 metric tons of naphtha for delivery to South Korea in the first half of March, a company official said.

The company paid a premium of $9 to $10 a ton to Japan benchmark prices, the official said, asking not to be identified because he’s not authorized to speak to the media.

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