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Ethyl acetate US Transcript
The ICIS weekly USA ethyl acetate report provides three different prices for Etac, all quoted in cents per pound and also converted to dollars per tonne.
The report lists a monthly contract price, a distributor price, base on values in the US northeast and Midwest and a sport export price out of the US Gulf.
The three prices listed in the report change fairly often, sometimes, monthly, but the key value is the distributor price, because it is moved largely by distributors.
The report offers distributors and manufacturers a way to keep tabs on prices for a niche market.
Information for the report is obtained for a large number of buyers and sellers in the US. The ICIS report is an invaluable source of information that allows companies to make informed business decisions
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The US ethyl acetate (etac) market during the first quarter of 2014 resembled what it looked like in 2013: a long, flat line.
However, the end of the quarter brought conditions that led US suppliers to seek 3-cent/lb hikes.
Although etac has widely been considered globally oversupplied, upcoming turnarounds for US acetic acid could tighten supply. Acetic acid is a feedstock for US etac.
Even more significant, ethanol prices continue to climb, putting pressure on downstream derivatives.
In response, etac producers Celanese, Eastman Chemical and Solvay made separate 3-cent/lb ($66/tonne) price increase announcements for etac for 1 April.
Buyers in the market initially said that those increases had no chance of passing. However, as the quarter came to a close, the talk at this year’s International Petrochemical Conference (IPC) held in San Antonio, Texas, was that the increases may have a stronger chance than initially thought.
Updated to mid-April 2014
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