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Updated to Q3 2017
Asia’s acrylonitrile (ACN) supply tightened in Q3 amid the unexpected shutdowns of some Chinese plants due to strict environmental checks. China’s Qilu Petrochemical shut down its 80,000 tonne/year unit since mid-July and Jilin Petrochemical’s 106,000 tonne/year No 1 unit was taken off line since early June. Deep-sea cargoes arrivals were also limited after the global producer INEOS announced force majeure on 5 September due to Hurricane Harvey. Thin spot offers were available in the market.
Demand from the downstream acrylonitrile-butadiene-styrene (ABS) sector was very healthy during the quarter amid better-than-expected sales in the summer season driven home appliances sector. Major ABS producers even increased their contract volumes amid the strong ABS consumption. However, the acrylic fibre (AF) industry was plagued by eroded margins amid fast-increasing feedstock cost.
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