US MEG Q2 production down 4.0% year-on-year

04 August 2014 19:29 Source:ICIS News

NEW YORK (ICIS)--US production of monoethylene glycol (MEG) in the second quarter (Q2) of 2014 fell 4.0% from Q2 in 2013, according to data made available on Monday in a survey by the American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers (AFPM).

Year-on-year production declined to 525m lb (238,138 tonnes) in Q2 2014 from 547m lb in Q2 2013.

On a quarterly basis, MEG production fell 2.2% from 537m lb in Q1 2014.

US MEG

Q2:2013

Q2:2014

% chg

YTD 2013

YTD 2014

% chg

(000 lb)

547,326

525,229

-4.0

1,019,263

1,062,318

4.2

By Feliza Mirasol