PODCAST: US and European ACN markets feel the pressure in Q1

ICIS Editorial

25-Jan-2023

LONDON (ICIS)–The European and US acrylonitrile (ACN) markets are both seeing the impact of low demand, but US perhaps less so with higher feedstocks and some supply blips.

In this latest podcast, ICIS deputy managing editor Jane Massingham talks to senior editor Lucas Hall.

  • US markets see more evidence of the economic slowdown
  • Upward pressure expected to US ACN contracts from propylene
  • European run rates remain low for most up and down the chain
  • Demand low and slow in Europe
  • All eyes on how China will come out of Lunar New Year

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

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