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Updated to Q3 2018
Spot availability of polymethyl methacrylate (PMMA) in Asia was overall higher in the third quarter, especially amid curbed demand. Despite some planned turnarounds in the quarter, the significant influx of fresh cargoes from the two new facilities in Saudi Arabia raised supply levels. Relatively weak upstream markets in China continued to weigh on supply sentiment for PMMA. However, restricted operating rates and high feedstock costs continued to pose challenges for regional players outside of China.
Buying interest for PMMA was softer in the third quarter on the back of uncertainty caused by the US-China trade war. Consumers and traders typically obtained spot goods on a need-to basis and preferred to keep low stocks due to poor downstream demand, while others adopted a wait-and-see approach where possible. Significant losses in plastic-related polycarbonate (PC) markets also intensified the bearish mood for PMMA in China, considering that some substitution is possible.
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