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Updated to Q3 2019
Supply of PBT is likely to remain balanced during the third quarter of the year. Consumption of material will remain limited and there are no known issues which will affect production or supply of imported material.
Demand for PBT will likely stay weak during the third quarter, with consumption strongly influenced by the downstream automotive industry. The third quarter is also typically a quiet part of the year across many markets, with players often taking holidays in August.
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Polybutylene terephthalate or PBT is a semi-crystalline, white or off-white polyester similar in both composition and properties to polyethylene terephthalate (PET). It has slightly lower strength and stiffness than PET. PBT is softer, but it has higher impact strength and very similar chemical resistance. It is usually preferred for industrial scale moulding due to quicker crystallising. It is widely used in electronic, electrical, communications, fibre optics and automotive industries.
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