09 September 2011 10:23 [Source: ICIS news]
LONDON (ICIS)--MOL’s 16,000 tonne/year maleic anhydride (MA) plant in ?xml:namespace>
The site was brought back on line earlier this week, although an exact date could not be confirmed.
In the European MA market, there are concerns over weakening macroeconomic conditions – industries downstream of MA are heavily linked to GDP. This, coupled with uncertainty over the direction of feedstock costs in September, has led buyers to delay purchases, and most material is being consumed on a just-in-time basis.
Consumption is lowest in southern
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