Market Update: Asia VAM prices under pressure while MMA prices slip after record highs

Buying interest for vinyl acetate monomer (VAM) has been bogged down by the high-priced feedstock cost and intensified competition from China cargoes due to higher operating rates in China. The Asia methyl methacrylate (MMA) market, however, is believed to have reached its peak, with prices remaining stagnant for a period of time, after demand had gone down, amid US-China trade tensions.

Read the full market update, which covers detailed commentary and analysis on the Asia VAM and MMA price movements and drivers, upstream and downstream trends, as well as market players’ sentiments on supply-and-demand dynamics.

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