Tight supply boosts MMA prices

Jingyi, Chan; Brice, Andy
October 2006
ICIS Chemical Business;10/16/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 39, p30
Trade Publication
The article reports that Asian methyl methacrylate prices have reached a 22-month high, passing the $2,000/tonne cost and freight southeast Asia mark, mainly because of exceptionally tight supply and strong demand in the region. Since February 2006, routine maintenance operations at major plants, unplanned outages and strong demand from the downstream polymethyl methylacrylate market have supported monthly price hikes of $20-50/tonne.


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