World Methyl Ethyl Ketone (MEK) Consumption to Grow at an Average Annual Rate of 1.9%

31 Mar 2010 • by Natalie Aster
World Methyl Ethyl Ketone (MEK) Consumption to Grow at an Average Annual Rate of 1.9%
LONDON – World Methyl Ethyl Ketone (MEK) consumption is forecast to grow at an average annual rate of 1.9% during 2010–2014. Most of that growth will come from Asia Pacific. Due to the global recession, consumption contracted significantly in the developed regions, particularly in 2009. MEK consumption may increase modestly during 2011–2014 in the developed regions as it tries to regain some lost volume.

Coating solvents continue to consume the majority of MEK. Worldwide, around 50% of MEK was consumed for this application in 2009. There will be little change in the world MEK market breakdown by 2014. However, there are slight regional variations. Although printing inks make up only 10% of the MEK market, this application will experience the highest growth rate during 2010–2014, especially in China.

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Methyl Ethyl Ketone (MEK): 2010 World Market Outlook And Forecast

Updated: Jan, 2010
Pages: 200

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