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Can rising demand, tighter supply support Asian vinyl acetate monomer prices?

August 11, 2015 (6:55 mins)



Prices of vinyl acetate monomer have been declining since the beginning of 2015 on weak regional and global demand. In this podcast, associate editor Surabhi Sahu and associate editorial director Prema Viswanathan look at the demand/supply prospects of VAM for the rest of the year, the potential redirection of material from Asia to Europe, as well as the short- and long-term expectations for VAM's main feedstock, acetic acid.


The following Platts assessment was discussed in this podcast:
Price Date
VAM CFR China Weekly 790 $/mt 08/06/2015



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