Free whitepaper: A look into the Malaysia’s stagnant market condition for oleochemicals

  • Surging palm oil prices
  • Chronic overcapacity
  • Slowing demand in major markets like China and India
  • Increasing feedstock prices

These are some of the challenges afflicting the Malaysian oleochemicals markets which has caused a period of lull in the consumption demand as manufacturing activities dropped in the last two years. However, producers have began looking for cheaper feedstock alternatives, putting pressure on palm oil prices, which is expected to fall over a period of time.

Complete the short form to access the whitepaper which highlights the implications of the major market developments on the Malaysian oleochemicals sector and what to expect in the near-term.

The whitepaper covers all of the following:

  • Challenges of the market (chronic overcapacity, substitutes, softening demand in China)
  • Volatility in palm oil prices: before El Nino (2015), during El Nino (2016), after El Nino (what to expect in 2017)
  • Prices of oleochemicals as a result of El Nino
  • Factors affecting oleochemicals prices going forward

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