IHS Chemical Week

Markets :: Basic Chemicals :: Petrochemicals :: Ethylene glycol

Record EG Demand Will Not Stave Off New Supply

9:37 AM MDT | March 10, 2008 | Rebecca Coons

Demand growth for ethylene glycol (EG), which reached record levels in 2007, will not be enough to counter the global supply surplus forecast to begin in late 2008, says PCI Xylenes & Polyester (Guildford, U.K.). Much of the growth is attributable to record demand in China, says Doug Rightler, consultant at PCI. “China had an unbelievable year, consuming 1.2 million tons more EG in 2007 than 2006,” PCI says. “That level of growth is larger than any world demand growth in a year, and [China] did it” by itself, Rightler says. Demand...

This information is only available to Chemical Week subscribers.

Username:
Password:

Forgot your user ID or password?
Click here to have it sent to you.



Not an IHS Chemical Week member yet?

Here's why you should be:

  • 31 issues of Chemical Week magazine in print or digital format
  • Critical daily news and analysis on chemweek.com
  • Free mobile edition 
  • 20+ years of online archives
  • Topical e-newsletters that capture the most impactful events
  • Special issues with a regional or company focus
  • Global Outlook issue

Subscribe now

100% Satisfaction Guarantee
If at any time you are not completely satisfied with IHS Chemical Week, simply notify us and we'll refund the balance of your paid subscription - no problem.

Learn more about group subscriptions and site licenses.

 














 
contact us | about us | customer care | privacy policy | sitemap | advertise

ihsCopyright © 2015 IHS, Inc. All rights reserved. Reproduction in whole or in part without permission is prohibited.

North Asia Russia Southeast Asia China India/Pakistan Middle East Eastern Europe Western Europe Central America Canada USA Australia/New Zealand South America Africa