Acetic Acid: Indian & Global Scenario

April 2007
Chemical Business;Apr2007, Vol. 21 Issue 4, p50
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the status of the acetic acid industry in India and internationally as of April 2007. Acetic acid is a mono-carboxylic acid commonly known in the form of vinegar and is used in industrial applications. Gujarat leads the industry in India with a share of 37% in total capacity followed by Maharashtra with 33%, while the total acetic acid capacity of Europe is 19.8% and the U.S. has 37.2%. The international demand growth for acetic acid ranged from 3% to 4% annually.


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