November update on phenol and acetone markets

Weak global demand has impacted the phenol and acetone markets worldwide. Asia, previously a major importer, is now largely self-sufficient. Feedstock prices have moved downwards. Inventories are higher than previously thought. So what does the future hold for the markets in Europe?

View the ICIS November update on European phenol and acetone. The video will give you:

  • An insight into phenol production cuts in Europe
  • The impact on the value of acetone – a by-product of phenol
  • How the changing Asian trade flows have affected the European phenol and acetone markets
  • The outlook for bisphenol A (BPA), the major derivative of phenol

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