Sudden SAN spike ends market lull

Weatherlake, Samuel; Brice, Andy
November 2006
ICIS Chemical Business;11/20/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 44, p37
Trade Publication
The article provides information on the performance of the styrene acrylonitrile (SAN) industry in Europe. One trader said that difficulty obtaining material was the principal cause of the rise in offtake, rather than any increase in underlying demand. Sales of SAN had been in decline since June 2006, largely due to rising raw material costs having a negative effect on the profitability of compounding grade material.


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