PODCAST: Europe PC and BDO demand dampened by automotive industry and Asia
Source: ICIS News
LONDON (ICIS)–European editors Morgan Condon and Eashani Chavda discuss how polycarbonate (PC) and butanediol (BDO) demand has been impacted by oversupply in Asia and new regulations in the European automotive industry.
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PC is mainly used for electronic applications, as it is a good electrical insulator and has heat-resistant and flame-retardant properties.
BDO is a chemical intermediate used in the production of high performance polymers, solvents and fine chemicals.