TITLE

Adipic acid

AUTHOR(S)
BURRIDGE, ELAINE
PUB. DATE
February 2011
SOURCE
ICIS Chemical Business;2/28/2011, Vol. 279 Issue 8, p43
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers business information on the uses, supply, demand, prices and outlook for the adipic acid (ADA) industry. It is most commonly used in the production of nylon. Nylon fiber accounts for 47% of the global market and nylon resin 26%. World consumption of this product stands at about 2.8m tonnes/year. Due to the increased prices of benzene, prices of ADA have also risen sharply. Tecnon OrbiChem Ltd. forecasts global growth at 4.0-4.5% per year mainly in the Asian market.
ACCESSION #
59250197

 

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