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Updated to Q4 2019
Supply outlook is mixed. A lot will depend on the operation rates of Jiangsu Sailboat Petrochemical No. 2 new plant after the Golden Week Holiday 1-7 October. This new supply has already impacted market sentiments and could balance out the tight spot supply situation. Furthermore, supply from INEOS Nitrile Green Lake, US, plant has resumed by end September to Asia. In Q4, supply from regional suppliers will remain curtailed on turnarounds in northeast Asia and China.
Demand for acrylonitrile is expected to slow down in Q4, as demand from the downstream ABS and acrylic fibre sectors enter off-peak season in Q4. Some buyers will likely be covered by their contractual volume and their appetite for spot cargoes may be weak. Slowdown in the global economy amid US-China trade war will likely continue to curb demand.
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Acrylonitrile (ACN) is used to make acrylic fibres, acrylonitrile-butadiene-styrene (ABS) and styrene-acrylonitrile (SAN)
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