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Updated to Q3 2017
The European maleic anhydride (MA) market saw availability improve during Q3 and as a result spot prices started to ease back. Mol resumed its production during the first half of July, with the new catalyst now bringing nameplate capacity to 22,000 tonnes/year at its Szazhalombatta, Hungary, unit. GIKIL came out of its planned maintenance early September in Bosnia. LANXESS lifted force majeure after one month on 20 July out of its Baytown, Texas, plant.
Following on from a particularly strong consumption period in Q2, demand was curtailed in Q3, impacted by the traditional summer lull in August. Softer demand combined with improved availability saw spot and contract prices weaken. Having seen some extremely high jumps in Q2 of plus €300-400/tonne, Q3 numbers fell back around €100-110/tonne, depending on the player, location and starting point.
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