Asphalt Weekly Monitor

5 Jul 2019

  • The Independence Day holiday in the U.S. limited paving demand most of the week.
  • East Coast retail asphalt prices go lower in many areas, with flux prices steady.    
  • Wholesale asphalt prices decline, with and flux barge ranges unmoved on the East Coast.
  • The Midwest had few retail price changes and racks had limited activity due to the Holiday.   
  • Midwest wholesale asphalt markets were very active, with price ranges steady for rail and lower for barges. Flux prices were steady this week
  • Gulf Coast retail asphalt and flux prices were mostly status quo for the week.   
  • The wholesale asphalt price slipped this week, with flux prices unmoved on the Gulf Coast.
  • The Rocky Mountain region had mostly steady retail and wholesale prices this week.    
  • West Coast asphalt and flux prices were mostly unchanged for the start of July.
  • Western Canada retail and wholesale markets were static this week.
  • Quebec asphalt posted prices were in a lower range, with selling assessments unchanged. Ontario asphalt selling and posted prices were status quo.
  • WTI and Brent crude prices declined this week. However, WCS crude increased.
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