MEG suffers as attention turns

Lee, Salmon Aidan
December 2006
ICIS Chemical Business;12/18/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 47, p38
Trade Publication
The article reports that Asian monoethylene glycol (MEG) producers are increasingly diverting feedstocks to produce other ethylene oxide derivatives (EOD), because of better margins. Japan's top glycols producer Mitsubishi Chemical Co., and Ethylene Glycols Singapore are the first Asian MEG producers to follow in the footsteps of their counterparts in North America and Europe, which have been producing more of other EOD at the expense of MEG, say traders.


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