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Updated to Q1 2017
Spot ethyl acetate (etac) prices in Asia largely retreated throughout the first quarter of 2017 after hitting the 2016 peak of $775/tonne FOB China in December. The pullback in raw material acetic acid prices between mid-December and early February, along with the drop in downstream plant operations in China’s domestic market over the Lunar New Year holiday, contributed to the etac market pullback. Although acetic acid prices staged a strong rebound in the second half of February, the slow post-holiday recovery in Chinese domestic etac demand and the commissioning of a new etac plant in South Korea meant that etac prices were unable to rise alongside the feedstock cost gains. Market participants attributed the overall slowdown in demand for etac in the coating, printing ink and petrochemical solvents sector to the Chinese governments’ crackdown on polluting industries since late 2016. The prices dropped to an average of $735/tonne FOB China by early March.
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