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Updated to Q3 2021
China’s run rates could be lower in Q3 compared to Q2. In China, some producers may see July and August as months of weaker demand and use that time to schedule maintenance. Some may also cut rates if margins thin further from late Q2. In Japan, one producer will be on a planned maintenance for the whole of July so supply in Japan should be tight at the start of Q3.
In China, the start of Q3 is generally seen as a lull period but things may pick up towards end Q3 as autumn demand kicks in. India demand may recover slightly following the lockdowns. Places in southeast Asia should also be emerging from the shadow of coronavirus. With European pricing finishing Q2 strongly and further increases talked about for Q3 contract prices, the arbitrage window could still be open resulting in some European demand.
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