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Updated to Q4 2017
US acrylonitrile (ACN) supplies increased in Q4 2017 following major supplied hurdles faced in Q3 as a result of Hurricane Harvey on production in the US Gulf region. One major producer lifted its force majeure on ACN. Although supplies somewhat improved, inventories remained severely depleted as a result of Harvey and market-wide turnarounds in Q2, as well as strong demand in end-use markets. This combination of factors, in addition to one producer remaining on force majeure, saw only slight improvements in supplies over Q4.
US acrylonitrile (ACN) demand remained steady in Q4 2017 as producers in the US continued to work to recover from losses in supply that occurred as a result of Hurricane Harvey on production in the US Gulf region. Despite some seasonal slowdown in end-use markets such as acrylonitrile butadiene styrene (ABS) and acrylic fibres (AF), strength in other end-use markets such as acrylamide, as well as general supply tightness, sustained demand for product over Q4.
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