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Updated to Q3 2017
The start of the quarter continued to see ACN supply plagued by problems. INEOS’ Seal Sands facility remained on force majeure until the end of August. Planned outages in two European ACN plants in October mean that material continued to be limited as players built stock. The spot market has seen few completed deals as most material has been prioritised to meet contractual obligations. Supply levels for ACN improved towards the end of the third quarter as production problems began to be rectified.
Demand remained high as volumes were limited. Outages in other parts of the world also limited options for buyers. The effects of Hurricane Harvey and government shutdowns of Chinese petrochemical plants on environmental grounds have tightened global supply levels. Some sellers had to turn to the spot market to meet their contracted volumes. This left any spot players with even more competition for limited volumes. Even as prices fell over the summer, demand was described as healthy.
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