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Updated to Q2 2018
Supply of monopropylene glycol (MPG) increased in the second quarter following the restart of a major southeast Asia-based producer in April from a turnaround. Supply from other Asian producers in South Korea and southeast Asia and a Middle East-based producer were relatively stable. However, import availability from the US was reduced as a regular exporter of MPG into Asia has cut its export volumes due to a shortage of feedstock propylene oxide (PO) in the US.
Monopropylene glycol (MPG) demand was largely lower in the second quarter in the midst of the traditional lull demand season starting in the May/June period. Buyers were non-committal in their purchases and were buying on a need-to-basis. Market activity was especially subdued in southeast Asia in May and June due to the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan starting mid-May in its run up to the Eid ul-Fitr holiday in mid-June, which is celebrated in Malaysia and Indonesia.
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