ICIS coverage of the Asian ethanolamines market provides timely information and valuable insights into Asia’s key markets and helps industry players to better understand the impact of events on markets in the region.
Updated to Q1 2021
Monoethanolamines (MEA) are expected to stay tight, at least in the first half of Q1, on the back of reduced production. Meanwhile, supply for diethanolamines (DEA) and triethanolamines (TEA) should remain quite balanced. In China, Sinopec Zhongke, which started up late in Q4 2020, is expected to come on spec in the near term, which would mean longer supply in the local market.
Market players expect a pickup in demand after the New Year holidays, leading up to the Lunar New Year holidays in mid-February this year. Several weeks before the major Chinese festive season, downstream production is likely to start tapering off and most producers are likely to shut during the long holidays. It would take some time for demand to pick up after the festivities again.
We offer the following regional Ethanolamines coverage to keep you informed of factors and developments affecting prices in the Asia Ethanolamines marketplace.
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Ethanolamines including monoethanolamine (MEA), diethanolamine (DEA) and triethanolamine 99% (TEA) find a variety of applications across several sectors of the industry.
The ICIS Asia Ethanolamines report covers weekly price assessments, market updates and production capacities of all the major ethanolamines markets in the region – China, India and southeast Asia – providing insights on the increasingly dynamic and volatile Asian market to key industry players including producers, buyers, traders and distributors.
Production news in Asia, including trade flows in China and India, and analyses on how capacity expansions in the Middle East affect Asia and other regional markets, are also covered in the report, providing a holistic view of the ethanolamines market.
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