PODCAST: Europe oxo-alcohols chain sentiment shifts while supply shortages persist

Author: Eashani Chavda


LONDON (ICIS)--Following another force majeure declaration in the European oxo-alcohols market, tightness persists for downstream derivatives glycol ethers, acrylate esters and butyl acetate (butac).

However, these markets are facing a shift in sentiment, with price pressure easing and recent spot assessments valued as stable to soft, depending on the product.

ICIS editors Eashani Chavda, Nicole Simpson, Mathew-Jolin Beech and Nick Cleeve discuss the latest developments for oxo-alcohols and their derivatives.