TITLE

Propylene glycol

AUTHOR(S)
Burridge, Elaine
PUB. DATE
July 2006
SOURCE
ICIS Chemical Business;7/10/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 27, p35
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on propylene glycol (PG) and the PG industry. PG is produced commercially by the hydration of propylene oxide (PO). PG production is driven by PO availability and extra PG can be produced to balance PO. European PG prices have been fairly stable but are now experiencing downward pressure in a very lacklustre spot market. Prices for industrial grade are quoted in the range €1130-1160/tonne but buyers are scarce. Global growth is put at 4.5%/year to 2010.
ACCESSION #
22735923

 

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