Asia Solvents: Taking the bad with the good

A free webinar covering an in-depth review and outlook of the solvents market

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ICIS hosted a webinar covering the Asia solvents markets, with a focused review and outlook for IPA, MEK, MBIK and acetone markets, which is now available for download. By accessing the presentation slides and recording, you gain access to all of the following:

  • Plant capacities and operating rates of solvents IPA, MEK and MIBK?
  • Price movements in H1 2016 and margins from feedstocks
  • Spreads between acetone and IPA/MIBK and information on new plant start-ups
  • Near-term outlook of supply and demand fundamentals

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Pricing Information

Support your daily trading activities with immediate access to the latest price assessments and developments in the Asia solvents markets. Our weekly pricing information provides you with all of the following:

  • Spot price assessments
  • Key price drivers and market developments
  • Direction of upstream feedstocks prices and trends
  • Plants and production news

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News service

Our news service keeps you informed of the latest market developments, market players’ activities and production news, for Asia solvents. This enables you to respond quickly to both minimise risks and maximise new opportunities for your business.

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Supply and demand database

Our online database gives you an end-to-end perspective across the global petrochemical and refinery supply chain, enabling you to understand the local or regional market against the global context. The data includes import and export volumes, consumption, plant capacities, production and product trade flows – from 1978 up to 2030 – by product, country and region.

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