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Updated to Q1 2018
There was limited supply flexibility in the European ethanolamines market in January, especially for monoethanolamines (MEA) and triethanolamines (TEA), amid a strong start to the year in terms of demand. However, in February, the MEA market started to re-balance and the diethanolamines (DEA) and TEA markets were balanced as demand started to taper. This was due to expectations of a softer upstream ethylene sentiment for March -– which has since materialised. Availability is largely sufficient to good in March, amid a mixed demand picture depending on source and sector.
Ethanolamines demand in January was healthy, underpinned by re-stocking activity and favourable economic conditions. However, during February, buying sentiment was less active. This was due to the re-stocking activity that had taken place as well as buyers holding back from purchases in anticipation of softer upstream ethylene contract costs for March -– which have since been agreed. In March, demand was lower than expected from some sectors such detergents and fabric softeners, along with the construction sector which was affected by the harsh winter. Other downstream end-users, including the shale gas/oil drilling applications and agrochemical sectors, continue to fare well
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