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Updated to Q1 2017
US acrylonitrile (ACN) prices rose throughout the first quarter, supported by tight global supply and rapidly rising feedstock propylene costs.
The supply shortage partially reflected a carryover of production issues within the US last year, largely related to the force majeure at INEOS Nitriles’s Green Lake, Texas facility. While the facility officially lifted the force majeure in February, supply remained tight throughout the quarter, as US producers turned their attention to building inventories ahead of a heavy turnaround season scheduled for the second quarter. Supply tightness was also compounded by several planned and unplanned outages in the global market.
Sources indicated that the limited availability of product caused ACN spot prices to surge by several hundred dollars throughout the quarter. In addition, feedstock propylene saw significant increases during the period, which in turn offered support for higher domestic and spot ACN prices.
Domestic demand for ACN remained strong, driven by supply-side constraints and growth in downstream sectors.
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