LONDON (ICIS)--The global acrylonitrile (ACN) market is at a precipice, with supply still tight, but there are signs of an improvement in most regions, while spot prices in Asia and the US have softened from recent peaks.
In this podcast, ICIS pricing ACN editors Jane Massingham (Europe), Li Li Chng (Asia), and Lucas Hall (US) discuss the latest developments in the market and what can be expected in the short-term.
- Supply still restricted, but situation is less critical
- Demand remains robust in all regions
- Easing of pressure from feedstock propylene
ACN is used in the production of synthetic fibres for clothing and home furnishings, engineering plastics and elastomers.