Market Insight: New MMA Capacity In Middle East Could Change Global Trade Flows From 2017

The global methyl methacrylate (MMA) community is starting to look towards 2017, questioning the impact on global trade flows with new capacities scheduled to come onstream in the Middle East. With 340,000 tonnes of MMA coming online next year in the Middle East existing trade flows could change, with the big question being what will happen to regional supply balances? The European MMA market is currently snug, but will the market remain so once fresh imports start arriving from a new global player?

Read this ICIS market insight by Markets Editor Katherine Sweeney to see the potential impact, examine global production levels and understand the expectations for supply and demand from 2017 onwards.

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