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Updated to Q3 2018
Methyl methacrylate (MMA) supply in Asia was varied in the third quarter, depending on region. Maintenance delays and unexpected shutdowns, alongside scheduled turnarounds, kept the market buoyed. Certain manufacturers with limited inventories were not in a hurry to sell spot goods, focusing more on contractual obligations. Strong prices in the US also drove some cargoes away from Asia. Towards the end of the quarter, there were talks of more fresh exports available from Saudi Arabia for Asia.
MMA demand was seen as slightly lower in the third quarter, amid ongoing US-China trade tensions. Regional buyers generally pushed for more discounts, in light of the sustained declines in key downstream sectors. Bulk consumers typically relied on current inventories and contract volumes, whereas small users tended to remain on the sidelines and procure limited goods, citing downside potential in the near term. Weaker Europe and China domestic markets also influenced spot sentiment in Asia.
The ICIS methyl methacrylate (MMA) report covers spot and Chinese domestic prices in the Asia-Pacific region on a weekly basis.
We report on bid-offer and buy-sell notions for the key geographies across Asia.
The report provides competitive benchmarking for leading companies and also analyses the demand and supply conditions that shape the Asian MMA market.
It uses information sourced from producers, traders, distributors, buyers and databases. Subscribers can find updates on plant turnarounds and expansion plans.
The report is a vital source of market intelligence and provides up-to-date information on pricing and trends to help our customers stay ahead of the competition.
ICIS collects pricing data on a wide range of chemical, energy and fertilizer products, including Methyl methacrylate. Our extensive experience in price reporting means we can offer you access to historical data dating back more than 20 years for certain commodities.
Our time series of pricing data enables you to build and model trends, to get a view of where markets might be heading. The data service includes charting functionality, allowing you to chart and download multiple data series for manipulation in your own internal models. You can also export data to Excel via the ICIS dashboard service.
ICIS price assessments are based on information gathered from a wide cross-section of the market, comprising consumers, producers, traders and distributors from more than 250 reporters world-wide. Confirmed deals, verified by both buyer and seller, provide the foundation of our price assessments.
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Over 25 years of reporting on key chemicals markets, including Methyl methacrylate, has brought global recognition of our methodology as being unbiased, authoritative and rigorous in preserving our editorial integrity. Our global network of reporters in Houston, London, Singapore, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Mumbai, Perth and Moscow ensures unrivalled coverage of established and emerging markets.