12 July 2011 22:41 [Source: ICIS news]
The intense supply constraints of a year ago had eased considerably by spring 2011 amid softer-than-expected demand for coatings and adhesives from the
Exports rose to 3,366 tonnes in May, increasing by 39% over May 2010.
US prices for acrylic acid were $1.50-1.55/lb ($3,307-3,417/tonne, €2,348-2,426/tonne), as assessed by ICIS.
US acrylic acid suppliers include Dow Chemical, BASF, Sasol and Arkema Emulsion Systems.
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