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Updated to Q3 2019
Operation rates in key exporting market China may continue to be low if demand and margins do not improve. However, new etac plant capacity is expected to come on stream soon in China. Inventory in most Asian importing countries will likely stay ample as sales remain slow.
The third quarter is the traditional summer lull season. In northeast Asia, including China, downstream end-users tend to reduce operation rates amid higher temperature for safety concerns. Also, the summer heat will slow down construction activities, impacting demand from paint and coating sectors. In southeast Asia, rainy weather will slow solvents demand.
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The major outlet for ethyl acetate (EAC) is coatings which account for 60% of demand. Process solvents, including pharmaceuticals and organic synthesis, account for 15% while printing inks are also estimated at 15%.
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