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Updated to Q3 2018
Supply of European acrylonitrile (ACN) was limited by planned and unplanned production cuts throughout the third quarter of 2018. Lukoil's 190,000 tonne/year ACN production went down at the start of August due to a technical issue, with the closure lasting more than a month. Separately, INEOS’s 220,000 tonnes/year plant in Cologne, Germany, underwent a planned maintenance for two weeks in September. A number of plants in Asia were also undergoing turnarounds through the quarter, contributing to the global market tightness.
Demand was healthy throughout the quarter but fell slightly as a result of Turkish acrylic fibre producer AKSA Acrylic Chemical Company reducing its production levels by 20% in September. The market remained structurally short despite the reduction, though, with demand remaining strong from both the acrylic fibre and acrylonitrile butadiene styrene (ABS) downstream sectors.
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