Asia’s impact on the ethylene propylene diene monomer (EPDM) market cannot be underestimated. It is therefore vital for buyers, sellers and traders of EPDM to have access to accurate information on current prices, supply, demand and other trading activities affecting the global market.
Updated to Q3 2019
Lengthened EPDM supply will sustain in coming quarter. The cargoes from the US and Middle East will continue to exert downward pressure on Asia market. Suppliers in Asia may face increasing sales pressure amid oversupply situation in the region.
Demand may soften further in the coming quarter as the off-take rates will slow down further amid the seasonal lull in summer season. The ongoing US-China trade war hit China’s exports significantly, which may dampen buying interest further.
We offer the following regional Ethylene Propylene Diene Monomer coverage to keep you informed of factors and developments affecting prices in the Asia Ethylene Propylene Diene Monomer marketplace.
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Ethylene Propylene Diene Monomer Methodology
Ethylene Propylene Diene Monomer (EPDM), a type of EP elastomer, has excellent resistance to ozone and heat and good resistance to alkalis, acids, and oxygenated solvents. Asia is the largest and fastest growing market, with about 43% of global demand.
The ICIS Asia Ethylene Propylene Diene Monomer (EPDM) price report gives buyers, sellers and traders access to unbiased price assessments for Asia, including China and India, which are the key markets driving price movements in the region. You can use this weekly pricing information as a benchmark for your transactions.
Insights into the various factors influencing price enable you to build a view of where the market is heading and anticipate the best time to buy and sell EPDM.
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