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Updated to Q1 2021
Production issues have improved but MPG supply is expected to be tight in Q1 due to rising prices for propylene, an important feedstock for MPG. December propylene contracts had their largest month-on-month price jump since January 2017, which has in turn raised contracts to their highest levels since November 2018. Higher feedstock costs, combined with some residual supply snugness, is expected to keep supply tight at the start of Q1.
MPG demand from end users is expected to increase moderately in Q1, particularly due to increased de-icer and antifreeze usage. Nonetheless, demand is expected to be muted compared to previous years, as the same conditions impacting MPG usage will continue until coronavirus cases sharply decline. However, if supply tightens considerably due to rising propylene costs, the quantity of available MPG could lead to problems, even without a significant spike in demand.
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Mono propylene glycol (MPG), otherwise referred to as propylene glycol (PG), is a product that is used in the manufacture of high performance unsaturated polyester resins (UPR), as well as engine coolants, antifreeze applications.
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