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Updated to Q1 2021
Plant operating rates could depend on the prevailing prices in China in the early weeks of January. Producers are expected to ramp up productions to meet some pre-Lunar New Year restocking demand by end-January. During the Lunar New Year holiday, some plants could run at lower rates or enter a brief turnaround. By March, production rates are expected to resume to typical levels.
Buyers in China are likely to purchase on a need-to basis at the start of the year. Demand may increase before and after the Lunar New Year holiday period, depending on restocking habits of individual buyers. Some buyers outside of China bought as early as end-December 2020 to ensure their requirements are covered for the Lunar New Year period, taking into account container shortages and the subsequent shipment delays.
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