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Updated to Q3 2021
Supply is expected to rise as the situation normalises in the second half of the year, with production issues which affected the market in Q2 largely resolved. Prices for other chlorine derivatives are also widely expected to peak, which will take some pressure off MEC production and may allow for more output. However, the outlook depends partially on unpredictable events such as unplanned outages.
Underlying MEC demand is likely to continue to rise in Q3 as lockdowns and restrictions in economic activity are lifted. The emergence of new variants may present a challenge to re-opening and adds uncertainty to the outlook. There is also likely to be reduced activity in August as a number of players will be absent due to the holidays.
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Methylene Chloride Methodology
Methylene chloride, also known as dichloromethane or methylene dichloride, is a chlorinated hydrocarbon.
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