November 1997

Trends and Resources

HP Impact: HPImpact: DMT, resins outlook and recycling effects

Here are summaries of forecasts and analyses of two topics relevant to the HPI. These data are highlights of research from SRI Consulting, Menlo Park, California. Demand for DMT/TPA increasing. The..

Weirauch, Wendy, Hydrocarbon Processing Staff

Here are summaries of forecasts and analyses of two topics relevant to the HPI. These data are highlights of research from SRI Consulting, Menlo Park, California. Demand for DMT/TPA increasing. The total U.S. consumption of dimethyl terephthlate (DMT)/ terephthalic acid (TPA) is estimated to grow 5% annually until 2000. U.S. production increases may not be as high, since the U.S. is a major TPA exporter. Worldwide TPA capacity is also expected to grow rapidly, especially in Asia-Pacific – excluding Japan. Asia-Pacific capacity is estimated to double by 2002 and account for 66% of worldwide capacity. Most of the growth will be as TPA. DMT and TPA are building b

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