The European Isocyanate Market: Summer 2009 Trends

10 Jul 2009 • by Natalie Aster

The European isocyanate market (MDI and TDI) in summer 2009 was characterized by price rises (by an average of €50-80/tonne) and plant operational issues (primarily, at Bayer). Isocyanate feedstock prices showed an upward trend exerting pressure on the market. MDI price stood at €1,450-1,500/ton FD (NWE), TDI - €1,850-1,930/ton FD (NWE). Opinions regarding isocyanate demand in Europe varied, with some experts confirming demand boost in furniture in construction sectors.

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