Get the latest insights on price movement and trend analysis of m-Xylene in different regions across the world (Asia, Europe, North America, Latin America, and the Middle East & Africa).
For the First Half of 2022
Prices for m-Xylene surged in Asia due to increased demand from downstream battery, solvent, and intermediates companies. The price of m-Xylene in India increased by 8.1% in the first quarter, with prices hovering at 1342-1434 USD/MT in March.
Throughout the second quarter of 2022, the price trends of m-Xylene fluctuated. As a result of the COVID revival, the market was closed in April, causing the price to initially fall. Because to port congestion and low purchasing attitude, the merchandise was stacked. After the lockdown restrictions were lifted, the local market regained its vitality.
Prices of m-Xylene in Europe were observed to fluctuate in Q1 2022, with a drop in February reaching 815 USD/MT CIF Hamburg, then rising in March. Because of the ongoing conflict between Russia and Ukraine, the prices of upstream naphtha and crude oil fluctuated, causing fluctuations in m-Xylene prices.
The xylene market in the United Kingdom increased in the second quarter of 2022. The Russian incursion into Ukraine pushed up the price of upstream crude, which pushed up the price of m-Xylene. The shortage of raw materials as a result of restrictions against importing Russian oil increased the expenses even higher.
Price trends for m-Xylene in North America climbed during the first quarter of 2022 due to increased demand from the paints and coatings sector. m-Xylene prices mirrored crude oil market’s mood, rising first to a very high level before settling into an acceptable range in the middle of Q1 2022. In the second quarter of 2022, m-Xylene continued to climb in the US market.
The price of m-Xylene increased in tandem with the price of upstream Mixed Xylene. Because of the product's scarcity, the rising tensions induced by sanctions on Russian imports increased the cost of upstream crude. Furthermore, demand from downstream Isophthalic Anhydride producers increased, further inflating the m-Xylene price.
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M-xylene appears as a colourless, sweet-smelling liquid. It is one of the three isomers of dimethylbenzene which all together as known as xylenes. It is both insoluble in water and less dense than water.
|Industrial Uses||Rubber Industry, Production of gasoline, Leather industry|
|Molecular Weight||106.16 g/mol|
|Supplier Database||Merck KGaA, Honeywell International Inc., Chevron Phillips Chemical Company, MITSUBISHI GAS CHEMICAL COMPANY INC.|
|Region/Countries Covered||Asia Pacific: China, India, Indonesia, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Japan, Philippines, Vietnam, Iran, Thailand, South Korea, Iraq, Saudi Arabia, Malaysia, Nepal, Taiwan, Sri Lanka, UAE, Israel, Hongkong, Singapore, Oman, Kuwait, Qatar, Australia, and New Zealand
Europe: Germany, France, United Kingdom, Italy, Spain, Russia, Turkey, Netherlands, Poland, Sweden, Belgium, Austria, Ireland Switzerland, Norway, Denmark, Romania, Finland, Czech Republic, Portugal and Greece
North America: United States and Canada
Latin America: Brazil, Mexico, Argentina, Columbia, Chile, Ecuador, and Peru
Africa: South Africa, Nigeria, Egypt, Algeria, Morocco
|Currency||US$ (Data can also be provided in local currency)|
|Supplier Database Availability||Yes|
|Customization Scope||The report can be customized as per the requirements of the customer|
|Post-Sale Analyst Support||360-degree analyst support after report delivery|
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This procedure involves the adsorptive separation of a mixture of C8 aromatics in order to recover m-xylene along with other xylenes, which are then further separated to produce m-xylene.
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