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 Q2 2019
EPDM supply in the second quarter is expected to remain long, which may weigh on market sentiment. Prices may have room to fall further if feedstock prices continue to drop. Suppliers will probably slash prices further to boost buying.
EPDM demand in the second quarter may gradually pick up amid the peak manufacturing season. Buyers and end-users may have to build inventories ahead of peak demand season, and more discussions are expected to take place next quarter. However, buyers in China may still remain cautious amid the ongoing trade spat between China and the US.
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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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