PODCAST: Asia MDI, adipic acid face bearish Q4 as PU demand remains tepid

Damini Dabholkar

07-Nov-2023

SINGAPORE (ICIS)–The Asian and Middle East MDI markets continued to face bearish sentiment in Q4 2023. Most restocking for co-product adipic acid was also largely over for the year. Some capacity expansions are likely to take place over the next few years, which is likely to put some pressure on the demand-supply dynamics.

In this podcast, ICIS editors Damini Dabholkar, Shannen Ng and Josh Quah discuss recent market conditions with an outlook ahead in Asia.

  • Asia MDI sees bearish sentiment amid poor downstream PU demand
  • Mideast MDI market influenced to a large extent by regional cargo
  • Asia adipic acid to see low demand during winter lull, restocking in Q1 next year
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