Focus on the automotive sector

Balancing upstream volatility and downstream demand

New propane-based production technology may offer significant cost savings but in the meantime, supply fluctuations and price volatility for propylene invariably impact and drive the acrylonitrile market globally. Without accurate analytics and comprehensive forecasting, risk increases.

The automotive sector is the key downstream demand market for acrylonitrile (ACN). ICIS tracks and publishes monthly sales and production data for automotive markets in China, India, Europe and the USA. We pay particular attention to China, as the world’s largest automotive market. Its automotive sales and production are regularly reported in our associated Asia acrylonitrile-butadiene-styrene (ABS) and acrylonitrile-butadiene-rubber(NBR) reports.




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