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 2021
EPDM supply is likely to remain tight in Q3. Even though turnarounds scheduled for Q2 would have been completed, market players said that regional makers would still be operating on low inventories, and as such may still not have much surplus volume for spot sales.
Demand for EPDM will be weighed down if regional markets fail to contain COVID-19 infections sufficiently to facilitate fuller resumption of downstream operations in the third quarter. Furthermore, challenges such as a protracted global shortage of semiconductor chips may also impact operations in the automobile sector, where EPDM has extensive applications.
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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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