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Updated to Q2 2018
Supply of US monopropylene glycol (MPG) in the second quarter of 2018 was generally sufficient, but not abundant. The market is still recovering from supply disruptions in 2017 from Hurricane Harvey, which brought record rainfall and flooding to the US Gulf coast region. Supply was slightly impacted by upstream propylene production issues. Supply of dipropylene glycol (DPG) is tight, and has been for more than a year. DPG is a byproduct of MPG.
US MPG demand improved in the second quarter of 2018 as the market transitioned from the de-icing season into the unsaturated polyester resin (UPR) season, which generally picks up in the spring. More than one producer described demand in the quarter as up by at least 10% from the same month a year ago. The quarter also saw RV antifreeze buyers enter the market, with one producer describing it as being in full swing.
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