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Commentary on the US Methylene chloride marketplace is also included, as this region could potentially supply methylene chloride to Asia.
Updated to Q2 2019
Due to weak sales in March, some northeast Asia producers stated that they would have more volumes for April, while others would likely be offering the same volumes. In China, a major plant should restart from its technical issues in April, but it was unknown if more plants would shut down due to safety inspections. Hence spot prices throughout the second quarter could be supported by tighter Chinese supply.
Demand should improve in India, with the start of the new financial year in April. In southeast Asia, demand should recover after the passing of holidays, such as the Songkran Festival celebrated in Thailand in April. However, Indonesia will have a major holiday in June, with demand already expected to soften leading up to it. For China, the outlook was uncertain, as players did not yet know the exact scope of the safety inspections.
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Methylene Chloride Methodology
Methylene chloride, also known as dichloromethane or methylene dichloride, is a chlorinated hydrocarbon.
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