PODCAST: Asia Special Report - China BD

Author: Alex Feng

2020/07/31

SINGAPORE (ICIS)--Asian butadiene (BD) prices have rallied significantly since July after posting a slump in the first half of 2020.

In this episode of the ICIS Asia podcast, Jady Ma speaks with Alex Feng, analyst for the ICIS China BD market on recent trends and outlook.

  • Global market improves on firmer crude, higher feedstock costs, rising demand
  • Asian spot prices rebound significantly
  • China domestic prices track firmer import levels
  • China posts hefty imports in H1, to see intensive capacity releases in H2