Producers remain bullish
- Acrylonitrile Margins Pressured, Buyers Resistant to Price Hikes. Hoffman, John // Chemical Market Reporter;12/23/96, Vol. 250 Issue 26, p11
Reports the effects of the rise in feedstock costs on acrylonitrile in Asia. Prices and margins; Concern of acrylonitrile producers on feedstock costs; Consumption growth in China for acrylonitrile; Plan of some acrylonitrile producers to increase price.
- Acrylonitrile Hammered by Gas Run-up. Hoffman, John // Chemical Market Reporter;03/05/2001, Vol. 259 Issue 10, p4
Examines the factors which affect the growth of the acrylonitrile industry in the United States. Decrease in the demand for acrylonitrile; Increase in energy costs; Prices of raw materials and feedstock costs.
- Spot Acrylo Soars, But Downstream Market Stalls. Morris, Gregory D. L. // Chemical Week;6/14/2006, Vol. 168 Issue 20, p26
The article reports on the increase in spot market prices for acrylonitrile as of June 14, 2006. Sharply rising prices for propylene feedstock in the U.S. and recent operating problems in Europe are also driving increases. Downstream acrylic fiber producers in Asia and Europe, meanwhile, claim...
- China ABS decision in Q4. Tan, Clara // Asian Chemical News;6/7/2004, Vol. 10 Issue 448, p21
Reports on the plan of LG Chem to decide on its proposed worldscale acrylonitrile butadiene styrene (ABS) plant in southern China in the fourth-quarter of 2004. Significance of the location to the company; Competitors of LG Chem; Butadiene feedstock for the ABS expansion.
- Feedstock costs, tight supply may lift acrylo in Dec. Viswanathan, Prema // Asian Chemical News;11/22/2004, Vol. 10 Issue 469, p24
States that increased feedstock costs and limited supply of acrylonitrile may boost its price in December 2004. Move of several producers to increase acrylonitrile cost; Efforts of several producers to reduce their operating rates in December; Reasons for the price resistance in November.
- Weak demand for fibers undermines intermediates. VICTORY, MARK; Murray, Caroline // ICIS Chemical Business;7/16/2012, Vol. 282 Issue 2, p21
The article discusses the demand for fiber intermediates such as adipic acid, monoethylene glycol (MEG), and acrylonitrile (ACN). According to the article, some chemical manufacturing plants may suspend some production until market prices increase. Graphs are included which concern the prices of...
- Asian materials tight. McElligot, Suzanne // Chemical Week;5/3/1995, Vol. 156 Issue 17, p28
Reports on the inability of Asian producers to supply the consumer demand for acrylonitrile butadiene styrene in Asia.
- Fibres unaffected by summer lull. Gibson, Jane // European Chemical News;8/23/2004, Vol. 81 Issue 2113, p13
Reports on the market status of the chemical industry in Europe as of September 2004. Factors that contribute to the price increase of acrylonitrile; Comparison of the feedstock prices of cyclohexane between 2002 and 2003; Reasons behind the price increase of caprolactam.
- Summer breeze puts PTA in front. Gibson, Jane // European Chemical News;5/24/2004, Vol. 80 Issue 2101, p15
Presents updates on the fibres sector of the European chemical industry as of May 2004. Acrylic fibre demand; Price of paraxylene contract; Increase in acrylonitrile prices; Rise in the sales volumes for p-terephthalic acid products.