In India, the major use of IPA is in pharmaceuticals, followed by agrochemicals/pesticides and then as a solvent in the coatings industry. In the Middle East the main use is in the coatings industry as a solvent.
The main use of acetone in India and the Middle East is as solvents for the coatings industry and for MMA production.
In the Middle East, ethyl acetate is used mainly in the coatings and inks segments.
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