Prices of purified terephthalic acid (PTA) in Asia have been weak for the most part of 2014. In this podcast, Platts senior editors for petrochemicals Ng Bao Ying and Jennifer Lee, discuss the factors affecting PTA prices in the region; the ways Asian producers are coping with China's capacity expansions; and market's expectations on PTA prices in 2015.
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Asian Petrochemicalscan provides weekly market updates, commentary and assessments ranging from naphtha feedstocks to aromatics, olefins, and polymers in Southeast Asia, Korea, Taiwan and Japan.