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Updated to Q2 2018
Planned BPA plant turnarounds ongoing or about to be conducted in parts of northeast Asia otherwise curtailed spot supply during the second quarter, lending support to spot prices on a CFR (cost and freight) China basis. Stable demand in the first half of the quarter in the downstream epoxy resins markets in China, along with upstream firm phenol raw material prices, provided market support. Steady demand in Chinese domestic markets also helped to push up spot prices.
Healthy consumer demand for BPA both in Chinese domestic markets and on the import front helped to underpin spot prices of BPA over the second quarter. Spot prices on a CFR (cost and freight) China basis climbed to an over three-year high towards the end of the second quarter. The market drew support from expanding downstream capacities in China, which raised hopes of sustaining BPA raw material demand. Stable downstream epoxy resins demand provided support.
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