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Acetic Acid

A graph showing the volatility of global acetic acid prices between 2020 and 2023.

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Biobased Acetic Acid: Making a Key Chemicals Feedstock Sustainable

Acetic acid has been made by biobased routes for centuries, albeit in a dilute form. If wine or other alcoholic beverage made by fermentation is...

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Acetic Acid Market Stuck in Supply-Side Doldrums

Supply and demand fundamentals are the main drivers for the global acetyls industry, and moving into the fourth quarter most of the attention is...

Graph showing acetic acid trends over time.

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Acetic Acid & VAM — The Waiting Is the Hardest Part

The impact of the historic winter storm that struck the US Gulf Coast in mid-February, which led to serious disruptions in the petrochemical and...

Someone holding a paintbrush using acrylic to finish a piece of wood.

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Acetyls Markets Positive About 2021 Outlook Amid COVID-19 Concerns

There were a few bright spots for the acetic acid and vinyl acetate monomer markets during 2020, but the sector also suffered its share of hard times...