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Updated to Q4 2019
Supply remains ample due to continued imports and this has pressured quarterly prices for the majority of 2019. Some sources thought that the bottom has been reached at the end of the third quarter but weak conditions have continued. Low spot prices in Europe could deter overseas sellers from sending material to the region which may balance out supply more.
There is much uncertainty emanating throughout the market due to a general overcast global economic picture looking ahead. While some sources have registered stable or acceptable demand levels this year, next year is less positive in some cases. Challenges in the wood-based panel sector have weighed on the market as a large portion of melamine consumption is attributed to this industry.
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