立即注册,

不到 60 秒您即可继续访问:最新资讯提要分析主题和专题大宗商品视频、播客和博客样本市场价格和数据专题报道订阅用户通知和每日大宗商品电子邮件提醒

已有帐户?

登录以注册

忘记密码

在此列表中
石化产品

European IPA maintains record high as industry bolsters sanitizer output

船用燃料

Platts Bunkerwire

金属 | 钢材

蒂森克虏伯结束与Liberty就出售其欧洲钢铁业务进行的谈判

金属 | 钢材

蒂森克虏伯结束与Liberty就出售其欧洲钢铁业务进行的谈判

European IPA maintains record high as industry bolsters sanitizer output

London — Isopropyl alcohol prices remained at record highs in Europe, and jumped further in the US on Tuesday, as demand for sanitation products containing IPA remains strong as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.

尚未注册?

接收每日电子邮件提醒、订阅用户通知并获得个性化体验。

立即注册

The European spot market is constantly becoming tighter, with producers such as INEOS and SEQENS prioritizing supply of hand gels containing IPA to hospitals and health services, while traders were focused on contractual commitments. "IPA is a fragmented market; very complicated to feed even the main customers," a trader said

The price for the spot IPA truck business was assessed flat on the week at Eur3,600/mt on Tuesday, still the highest since early 1994, when the Platts IPA FD NWE assessment was launched, S&P Global Platts data showed.

In the US, IPA was assessed $895/mt higher at $3,100/mt FOB USG and $3,160/mt DER, based on indications heard in the market. An offer was heard as high as $4,900/mt, with US IPA increasing about one-third on the day based on that reported level.

As European IPA demand from the health sector intensifies, France's SEQENS has issued a declaration of force majeure on IPA and IPA feedstock acetone, joining INEOS in supplying IPA to hospitals and the pharmaceutical industry.

Ineos last announced plans to build hand sanitizer plants in Germany and the UK, utilizing its production of IPA from Moers, Germany.

SEQENS declared force majeure on acetone supplies from its 105,000 mt/year Rousillon facility in France on Friday, after being forced to utilize all of its acetone volumes for the production of IPA, a company source told S&P Global Platts Tuesday.

SEQENS issued a force majeure declaration on its 70,000-85,000 mt/year of IPA supplies in France a week ago, after the French government said IPA could only be sold to health industry businesses for hand sanitizer production, the source said.

"We have to ensure the health and safety of our employees to start with, but also SEQENS is the only producer of IPA in France," the source said.

The company cannot participate in the spot market at the moment following the force majeure declaration, the source said.