Butanols Supply in Europe Likely to Remain Tight for Q2

Availability of butanol in Europe has been very tight since the beginning of the year and there is no expectation of a significant improvement during this quarter.

This is due to a combination of production issues, limited supply from imports and improving demand. One major producer stopped supplying n-butanol to the market at the end of last year. In addition, supply of imports has decreased, availability of Russian product remains very tight and supply from the US to the merchant market is already heard to be limited at the moment.

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Angel fernandez
Angel Fernandez
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