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Assess the risks of tight supply and obtain insights on capacity and forecast demand for purified isophthalic acid (PIA) and metaxylene.
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Understand global PIA / Metaxylene production with robust scenario analysis
Global demand for purified isophthalic acid (PIA) for use in PET resin and other products is growing robustly. The addition of metaxylene production capacity – the key PIA feedstock – has recently picked up to provide for PIA capacity additions after several years of stable market dynamics for both commodities.
Wood Mackenzie’s proprietary data and industry-leading analysis on metaxylene and PIA markets benefit clients with a clear view of global supply/demand of this complex market. Our country-by-country trade data is designed to help to evaluate how current overcapacity will affect prices over the medium term.
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Metaxylene & PIA long-term Service
Optimise your commercial strategy with an integrated view of long-term market dynamics and strategic insights of global chemical markets.
The metaxylene and PIA market witnesses a series of changes in pricing, global trading, downstream demand and producers. Our prestige metexylene and PIA long-term service provides a better grasp of market movement and help to make investment decisions.
The metaxylene and PIA long-term service consists of:
Existing capacities and future projects in all regions and countries between 2005-2040.
Dynamics analysis on metaxylene and PIA supply and demand in more than 40 countries and key regions.
Annual price and spreads history from 2010 and 20-year outlook for the key regions.
Global summaries and industry highlights, including product trade analysis and discover how capacity additions may change future trade flows in a written report
Functional charting dashboard to enable easy generation of charts for analysis and client reports
Designed to help you:
Assess the risks and implications of new metaxylene supply and obtain insights on where and when new capacity will be built
Build a clear view of global supply/demand and country-by-country trade to evaluate how over-capacity or tight capacity will affect prices over the medium term
Understand PIA demand growth into the differentiated end-product segments
Test your perspective against analysis on floor price mechanisms for PIA and metaxylene
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