PODCAST: Short global supply restrictions worsen on ACN

Author: ICIS Editorial


LONDON (ICIS)--Pressure on the global acrylonitrile (ACN) market is growing, with the recent winter storms in the US exacerbating an already “dire” situation.

In this podcast, ICIS pricing editors Jane Massingham (Europe), Li Li Chng (Asia) and Lucas Hall (US) discuss the latest developments and take a look at how the main regional markets will be affected heading into Q2.

  • Force majeure and plant downtime in all regions
  • Strong demand in all sectors
  • High feedstock costs add fuel to the fire

ACN is used in the production of synthetic fibres for clothing and home furnishings, engineering plastics and elastomers.