Acrylonitrile Prices, markets & analysis

For those looking to keep abreast of the global Acrylonitrile market, our independent, unbiased pricing information, news and market analysis is an invaluable resource.

Whether you buy or sell Acrylonitrile or related products, you need to know about the prices and the factors driving the prices in the global Acrylonitrile market as they happen. Our network of price reporters throughout Asia, Europe and the US provide key local insights. We collate this intelligence into daily and weekly price reports, ensuring you have the up-to-date information you need at all times.

What's happening in the Acrylonitrile market?
Our editor gives their expert view
View transcript
Close X

Acrylonitrile Overview Transcript

Acrylonitrile ACN is a product that is used to make acrylic fibres. It is a raw material that goes primarily into making acrylic fibre and also other products such as acrylonitrile butadiene styrene or ABS.

Acrylic fibre is used, on the other hand, in clothing and carpets, whereas ABS is used in the automotive and appliances industries.

Acrylonitrile is traded mostly in Asia on a spot and contract basis. China is a major importer of ACN. It buys ACN from Asia as well as from deep sea suppliers in Europe and the US Gulf.

Other than China, India is another major spot market, Both these countries are major importers of ACN.

The major producers in Asia are primarily based in Japan South Korea and Taiwan.

How can we help
Market overview
News & analysis

Acrylonitrile news and market information products from ICIS

We offer the following regional Acrylonitrile analysis and news coverage to keep you informed of factors and developments affecting prices in the Acrylonitrile marketplace.

  • Price reporting

    Price Reporting – More information about the price reports we publish on Acrylonitrile

    Independent price assessments and market coverage by region

  • Price history

    Price History – More information about the historical price data we publish on Acrylonitrile

    Track historical price data

  • News & analysis

    News & Analysis - News & market analysis specifically relating to Acrylonitrile

    Breaking news of latest developments affecting the markets.

    Insight and analysis of factors driving prices.