World butadiene supply to tighten

01/22/2001
Global demand for butadiene will increase at an average 3.7%/year between 1999 and 2005, a rate lower than the compounded rate of 4.0% between 1995 and 1999. Click here to enlarge imageTable 1 lists the world butadiene demand for the period from 1999 to 2005.Demand for butadiene in the production of ABS (acrylonitrile butadiene styrene) resins and polybutadiene will see the highest average annual rate of growth for all derivatives during the 1999-2005 period. Polybutadiene will consume more butadiene than all the other derivatives; it will use 600,000 more tonnes of butadiene in 1999-2005 than it did in 1995-1999.These are the conclusions of an analysis of world butadiene by Chemical Mar...
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