US Q4 MEG production fell almost 22% year over year - AFPM

06 February 2014 20:04 Source:ICIS News

NEW YORK (ICIS)--US production of monoethylene glycol (MEG) fell almost 22% year over year in Q4 2013, according to data made available in a survey by the American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers (AFPM) on Thursday.

MEG production fell to 622m lb compared with 785m lb in Q4 2012.

Quarter-over-quarter production increased 9.1% in the fourth quarter from 570m lb in the third quarter.

Year to date MEG production declined almost 22% to 2.21bn lb in 2013 from 2.82bn lb in 2012, according to the AFPM.

US MEG

Q3

Q4

% chg

YTD 2012

YTD 2013

% chg

570,340,000

621,720,000

9.1

2,824,003,000

2,211,323,000

-22

By Feliza Mirasol