Gibson, Jane
August 2006
ICIS Chemical Business;8/28/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 32, p33
Trade Publication
The article reports on a possible decline in the prices of monoethylene glycol (MEG) globally due to its low cost capacity in the Middle East. It is said that ethanolamines have the ability to increase the capacity of ethylene oxide in Europe and Asia. MEG producers in Asia are starting to terminate their European contract negotiations due to the expectation that the drop in MEG prices will first hit the continent.


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