WILL Q2 SEE A REVERSAL OF FORTUNE FOR VAM?
- Europe VAM Q1 contracts slip. WEATHERLAKE, SAM // ICIS Chemical Business;4/30/2012, Vol. 281 Issue 16, p21
The article reports that first-quarter contracts for vinyl acetate monomer (VAM) have been settled in a price range slightly lower than the fourth quarter as a result of rising ethylene costs. Topics include a comparison of first - and fourth-quarters contract prices for VAM, a graph showing the...
- Low demand pushes US acetic acid prices down. KELLEY, LANE // ICIS Chemical Business;11/5/2012, Vol. 282 Issue 12, p17
The article focuses on the decline of acetic acid prices in the U.S. for the week ended October 19, 2012 which has put the demand for acetyl near a -two-year low. According to a buyer in China, acetic acid prices in the U.S. could go lower if demand for downstream products such as vinyl acetate...
- US VAM feeling the effects of ethylene downtrend. // ICIS Chemical Business;7/2/2012, Vol. 282 Issue 1, p14
The article discusses the economic impact on downstream markets, such as vinyl acetate monomer (VAM), as a result of falling U.S. spot prices for the chemical ethylene, which includes a chart showing the decline of ethylene and VAM exports from January-June 2012.
- Acetic acid for price hike? Viswanathan, Prema // Asian Chemical News;1/31/2005, Vol. 11 Issue 477, p24
Focuses on the plan of Asian acetic-acid producers to propose a price increase for the 2005 first quarter contracts over 2004 fourth quarter settlements. Factors that led to bullish spot markets; Forecast on the demand for acetic acid; Increase in vinyl acetate monomer and purified terephthalic...
- Global VAM prices firm as a result of supply tightness. PROTTI-ALVAREZ, FRANCINIA // Chemical Week;3/10/2014, Vol. 176 Issue 8, p27
The article reports that spot prices for vinyl acetate monomer are expected to remain stable until July 2014 due to production stoppages in the Middle East, Europe, and North America, according to IHS Chemical company executive Mike Nash.
- US VAM contracts slip 1 cent/lb. Kelley, Lane // ICIS Chemical Business;4/21/2014, Vol. 285 Issue 16, p26
The article reports that industry sources stated on April 8, 2014 that U.S. vinyl acetate monomer (BAM) contract prices for first quarter (Q1) of 2014 fell by 1 U.S. cent per pound due to their link to formulas on ethylene and methanol spot prices.
- Asia EVA may extend rebound in March on peak demand season. Lee, Helen // ICIS Chemical Business;2/23/2015, Issue 3224, p2
The article reports that gains in the ethylene vinyl acetate (EVA) resin prices in Asia are expected to continue into March 2015, which is expected to be supported by gains in the upstream crude, naphta and feedstock.
- Asia VAM may strengthen further. LEE, HELEN // ICIS Chemical Business;12/7/2015, Issue 3692, p18
The article reports that an increase in the price of spot vinyl acetate monomer (VAM) in Asia is expected to continue into 2016 due to tight regional supply plus possible competition coming from European buyers.
- EVA likely to stay under pressure. Lee, Helen // ICIS Chemical Business;9/7/2015, Issue 3673, p1
The article reports that the ethylene vinyl acetate (EVA) market in Asia will be in pressure following decline in the crude fture. The spot prices of the foaming grade EVA with 18% vinyl acetate (VA) content were assessed at a 10-50 dollars/tonne, while prices of the same in south Asia fell by...