Asian OX Demand and Supply to Decline by 2012 According to Merchant Research & Consulting Ltd.

Published: July, 2011

LONDON – Isomer-grade xylene prices are moving forwards at a fast pace making it difficult for orthoxylene producers to keep up with the trend. It is reported vastly that orthoxylene is to suffer cutbacks in production. The supply is vividly going to be tight on the key Asian orthoxylene markets as manufacturers are seeking ways to minimize the losses. Some of them are showing interest in paraxylene production engagement.

The demand is likely to ease following the overall market trends in Asia. The market landscape can reach the balanced state by the end of 2011 – beginning of 2012.

Detailed review and forecast on global, regional and country markets of orthoxylene can be found in the new market research report “Orthoxylene (OX): 2011 World Market Outlook And Forecast” that covers present situation, historical background and future forecast and addresses comprehensive data showing orthoxylene capacities, production, consumption, trade statistics, and prices in the recent years are provided (globally, regionally and by country).

Report Details:

Orthoxylene (OX): 2011 World Market Outlook And Forecast
Published: January, 2011
Pages: 200

The report indicates a wealth of information on orthoxylene producers and suppliers, covers orthoxylene production in the respective country, major orthoxylene producers, orthoxylene consumption in the country market, orthoxylene trade in the country, orthoxylene prices. Orthoxylene market forecast for next five years, including market volumes and prices is also provided.

The study on orthoxylene has been completed by Merchant Research & Consulting Ltd, an internationally recognized market research agency, specializing in chemical industry.  “Orthoxylene (OX): 2011 World Market Outlook And Forecast” is included into the catalogue “Petrochemicals”, which also highlights Benzene, Bisphenol A, Caprolactam (CPL), Ethylbenzene (EB), Ethylene, Formaldehyde, Melamine, Phenol, Styrene, Toluene markets.

Monthly report updates for “Orthoxylene (OX): 2011 World Market Outlook And Forecast” are available at


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