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Updated to Q1 2018
Supply of monopropylene glycol (MPG) was tight in southeast Asia due to reduced supply from a couple of major southeast Asia-based producers. This is because one of the producers has shut its plant in March for maintenance, market sources said. Meanwhile, supply from South Korea was also relatively tight as a South Korean producer had shut its plant in March for a brief turnaround, market sources said.
Demand was generally maintained in the second quarter, although buying interest had diminished for higher priced cargoes as prices were on a gradual uptrend since the third quarter of last year. Buyers were mostly purchasing on a need-to basis as a result of the rising prices. There was, however, improved demand for industrial-grade propylene glycol (PGI) imports in the US for applications such as de-icing due to extreme weather conditions.
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