PODCAST: Europe methylene chloride tightness could ease in Q3

Source: ICIS News

2018/07/18

LONDON (ICIS)--Markets Reporter Morgan Condon interviews Eashani Chavda, Editor of the European methylene chloride report, on recent tightness in the market and expectations for the remainder of the third quarter.

A series of planned and unplanned outages in the second quarter led to firmer spot prices.

Methylene chloride is used as a solvent for many chemical processes. It is also used as a paint stripper and metal cleaning and finishing, with other applications in aerosol propellants, foam blowing, extraction medium in food processes, pharmaceuticals and cosmetics.