Untangle the complicated butadiene market with global supply and demand, price forecasts, petrochemical feedstock trends and relevant demand analyses from the automotive and synthetic rubber industry.
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Untangle the complicated butadiene market with global supply and demand, price forecasts, petrochemical feedstock trends and relevant demand analyses from the automotive and nylon industry.
Our butadiene service offers a complete long-term picture of the global butadiene market and includes cutting-edge data, reports and forecasts with an integrated view of crude oil, naphtha and other feedstocks through the ethylene and butadiene value chains.
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Butadiene long-term service
Optimise your commercial strategy with an integrated view of long-term market dynamics and strategic insights of global chemical markets.
Underpinned by our long-term data and analysis, this service delivers a detailed overview of butadiene supply and demand balances globally. The service provides:
Integrated and realistic view of feedstock supply and derivative demand
Demand forecasting methodology integrated with refining/fuels projections for automobile
Production capacities by operator, location, technology and size
Market price forecasts and ratios to naphtha for butadiene in all major market centres, including key assumptions for energy and feedstocks
Associated data files for butadiene including capacity and projects, supply/demand balances, price and feedstock costs
This service also includes a graphical user interface which, for key countries and regions, delivers the following:
Overview of capacity, production and operating rate
Butadiene production by extraction
On-purpose butadiene supply, where applicable
Butadiene conversion by primary derivative
Designed to help you:
Recognise pricing and demand patterns
Understand the supply/demand outlook both globally and on a granular regional level
Identify inter-regional trade patterns
Assess the impact of demand growth, new investments and technology changes
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