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Updated to Q3 2020
At the beginning of July, imports from Asia were still making their way into Europe, increasing supply. Some European producers are still running at reduced rates, trying to juggle between cost pressures and slower demand. Some, however, have kept operating rates unchanged from Q1. The market is deemed well supplied. Most European output is still at lower rates, with producers juggling cost pressures and a slow return of demand.
Demand is increasing from construction and water treatment applications. Minor applications, such as food packaging and medicine, are heard stable while the pull from electronics, mainly emerging out of Asia, is expected to dip later in the quarter. The automotive sector is not expected back before Q4 but some hope September could see a resurgence of the demand upstream. There remains uncertainty as to August demand as some businesses may choose to remain open to make up for Q2 losses.
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Maleic anhydride (MA) is derived from butane in the US. In Europe and Asia, MA is derived predominantly from butane units, although a small amount is produced by benzene units.
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