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Updated to Q3 2020
European melamine supply is expected to remain ample in Q3. Typically it is a period of slower demand, especially during August. Q3 contract discussions could begin later than usual as consumers will find it challenging to plan volume requirements. Squeezed seller margins will be highlighted as consumers attempt a return to normal demand levels.
Consumers expect a slow demand recovery as the full effect of the coronavirus on demand erosion was not felt during the last quarterly negotiations. As a result, there are already expectations of downward pressure. Sellers will be hoping for increased demand from the home improvement, furniture and DIY sectors as lockdowns ease.The construction industry, in particular, was adversely affected by the pandemic.
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