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Updated to Q4 2017
The European maleic anhydride (MA) market started out in a balanced situation in Q4, but availability became snug and in some cases tight. There were some unplanned production issues in Europe from both larger contract producers and smaller spot manufacturers. There was also a reduced volume of material coming from Asia. The area experienced supply issues of its own and spot prices rose, closing arbitrage opportunities for various sources.
Demand remained at a good constant level in Q4, though some customers found themselves on the market shopping around leading some sellers to talk about a surge in demand from non-traditional buyers. The usual slowdown to year-end was not felt as prominently as it traditionally is as some customers chose not to de-stock as much due to the supply picture.
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