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Petrochemicals: DME market outlook impacted by clean fuels demand, diesel emissions

As environmental concerns emerging from the incessant consumption of fuels have gripped the attention of global leaders, energy producers have been developing cleaner fuel alternatives for use in domestic and commercial settings.

Singh, P., Global Market Insights

As environmental concerns emerging from the incessant consumption of fuels have gripped the attention of global leaders, energy producers have been developing cleaner fuel alternatives for use in domestic and commercial settings. The bio-based and synthetic dimethyl ether (DME) industry has expanded into numerous applications in this regard, in addition to the compound’s conventional deployment as aerosol propellants in pharmaceutical, cosmetics, and paint and coatings products. Recently, initiatives undertaken by governments and industry players have resulted in the expansion of research and development activities, aimed primarily at utilizing DME in automobiles and energy production. Grow

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