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Updated to Q3 2018
US ethyl acetate (etac) supply was tight entering the third quarter, largely because of upstream issues with acetic acid, an essential feedstock in the production of etac. The tightness in acetic acid was caused by multiple production issues, with one of the largest being BP declaring force majeure on its 600,000 tonne/year plant in Texas City, Texas in the US Gulf. US producer Celanese remains on 100% sales control for buyers in the western hemisphere.
Demand for US ethyl acetate (etac) in the third quarter of the year was strong, as the summer coatings season is generally the peak demand period for the solvent. The coatings season, when the warmer weather leads to increased home-buying, new home construction and home remodel and repair projects. Etac is used in coatings formulations. Demand has been buoyed in part by increased construction activity in a strong US economy.
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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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