The American Acrylate Ester producers witnessed stable Q-o-Q growth amid disrupted economy and ample product supply demand. The regional buying interest seemed to improve by the mid of the quarter, especially from the construction coatings and packaging adhesives, with lengthened supply pressuring the regional rates. However, the sentiments for US Acrylates remained bolstered as the demand from the adhesives and architectural coatings showed an uptick. Pricing curve remained flattened, showing modest improvement in August due to firming Propylene. US Acrylates plant utilization levels rose to 70% from nearly 50% in the first quarter. While coronavirus restrictions eased early in the period, fears of a new wave of infections in the US kept some demand constraints and limited the Q3 growth. Major US Acrylates suppliers include Arkema, BASF, Dow Chemical and Sasol.
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Company-wise installed capacity, production volume and plant operating efficiency is captured directly from manufacturers. Import and Export volume is captured from government sources and demand for Acrylonitrile is calculated considering the production, import, export and inventory-levels on the country and regional level markets.
Acrylonitrile price is correlated with the price trend of crude oil, demand-supply gap, Propylene and with movement across the downstream derivatives such as acrylonitrile-butadiene-styrene (ABS), styrene-acrylonitrile (SAN) etc.
Basic details and information on financial performance of leading global players in the Acrylonitrile market is presented in a visually captivating manner. Expansion plans and the company’s strategy is also captured to understand the vision and mission of the company to help understand the areas where companies need to focus more.
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ChemAnalyst gathers information through primary research surveys conducted with various Acrylate Ester manufacturers, spread across the domestic and international markets, suppliers and dealers/distributors to gain insights into value-chains and demand-supply scenario to assess the market situation. Thorough study of the company’s annual reports and secondary sources such as exhaustive search on credible paid databases, including our internal database is done to verify the information. All the collected information is analyzed, evaluated and presented in chronological order to depict a meaningful and clear picture of the concerned market.
Our dedicated team of industry experts comprehensively monitors and analyzes various aspects of the Global Acrylate Ester market. The team analyzes various industrial segments, strategic viewpoints and provides an analysis of the industry’s performance in the long run. This would enable our clients in efficiently plan their future investments, mitigate risk, understand the cost dynamics and strike out a balance amidst market volatility.
Critical examination of the impact of COVID-19 pandemic on the global supply chains and shift in demand patterns with change in buying behavior of consumers across the globe.
Several ongoing development projects across industries are tracked, followed by the details of major projects in the development stage, which can positively or negatively influence the Global Acrylate Ester market.
Pricing is captured through exhaustive primary interviews with domestic and international manufacturers, traders and importers and customers on monthly and yearly basis.
Possessing two hydrogen and two carbon atoms in its chemical formula, Acetylene (C2H2) is the simplest alkyne and is the hottest and most efficient of all fuel gases. It is a highly flammable gas, which decomposes explosively. The presence of commercial Acetylene, which is lighter than air, can be detected by a distinct garlic-like smell. It is generally transported by dissolving in Acetone or DMF (dimethylformamide) in specially designed cylinders to prevent decomposition. Traditionally, Acetylene was produced from the reaction of Calcium Carbide with water. But nowadays, it is also often produced as a by-product of Ethylene production. In the United States, this colorless gas is commonly made from Natural Gas and Oxygen. A low flame moisture content makes Acetylene a great choice for many critical heating applications. Typical applications include flame heating, flame gouging, welding, flame cleaning, flame straightening, spot-heating, brazing, profile-cutting, carbon coating. Because it is lighter than air, Acetylene is the only fuel gas recommended for underground working conditions. Acetylene is also used in atomic absorption flame spectroscopy, wherein it is combined with high-purity synthetic air or nitrous oxide as a fuel for producing flame. Apart from being used as a fuel gas, Acetylene has many less-popular applications such as production of plastics, pharmaceuticals, solvents, electrochemical and highly elastic textile fibers. It also plays a crucial role in laboratory synthesis. Acetylene gas is also used in the production of Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC), which is one of the most widely used polymers across the globe.