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Updated to Q4 2017
Styrene butadiene rubber (SBR) supply in Asia was augmented by deep-sea cargoes from Europe and the Middle East in the fourth quarter of 2017. Deep-sea cargoes from both western and eastern Europe as well as Russia and Iran were shipped to Asia as suppliers from these regions offloaded their product ahead of the fiscal year-end.
Deep-sea cargoes from both western and eastern Europe as well as Russia and Iran were shipped to Asia as suppliers from these regions offloaded their product ahead of the fiscal year-end.
The competitively priced deep-sea cargoes from Europe, Russia and Iran weighed on demand for Asia-origin product. The year-end holiday lull in Asia also weighed on demand as the downstream tyre makers had mostly covered their requirements till January. Spot purchases slowed in the fourth quarter of the year, as the downstream tyre makers were reluctant to build up their inventories ahead of the fiscal year-end.
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