PODCAST: MEG global markets deal with fallout from US Gulf production disruption after ice storm

Author: Melissa Hurley

2021/02/25

LONDON (ICIS)--Global monoethylene glycol (MEG) markets deal with fallout from US storms in February, causing all glycol suppliers to declare force majeure.

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Additional reporting by Cindy Qiu, Judith Wang and Antoinette Smith.

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MEG is primarily used in the production of polyethylene terephthalate (PET) bottle resins, polyester fibres and films. MEG is also used in the production of automotive anti-freeze and coolants.