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Updated to Q1 2020
No planned maintenance has yet been slated for Q1 and there are no ongoing outages. However there will be opportunities for producers to gain in market share with the recent departure from the market of one small producer in southern Europe. Imports from Asia are likely to be decreasing on a closing arbitrage gap should tensions in the Middle East continue to push crude oil and feedstock prices in Asia up further. In early January, some Asian exporters had already refocused on regional opportunities and stopped exports to Europe.
A certain amount of restocking is anticipated by the market in January but market sentiment remains cautious as to any form of speedy recovery from the global economic slowdown seen in 2019. The automotive and construction industries are both key to MA consumption. Improvement of demand in either sectors are seen as lengthy processes.
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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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