MEG and PTA Analysis

Bumpy ride ahead for MEG and PTA

The markets for PET feedstocks MEG and PTA are expected to become increasingly volatile as new PET capacity comes on stream in China.

Producers of monoethylene glycol (MEG) and purified terephthalic acid (PTA) are expected to experience several years of turbulence as
mismatched capacity expansions and rising demand for downstream product polyester strain the supply chain.