Prices continue to firm as available stocks dwindle.
Here too, stocks are being consumed and there will be no replacement until September. Prices continue to climb.
No relief here, demand far exceeds availability of oil. Additionally, our weekly testing of oil has found very few lots that match quality specifications.
With the Indian factory down and little Gum Turpentine being produced, prices continue to escalate.
Dihydro Myrcenol, Iso E Super, Iso Bornyl Acetate, Camphor USP, Alpha & Beta Pinene, Galaxolide, Terpineols, Terpinyl Acetate are all affected.
Petroleum based, solvents such as Propylene Glycol, Dipropylene Glycol, and Diethyl Phthalate have all seen prices increase monthly. With summer months coming soon, demand for Propylene Glycol for deicing aircraft in the Northern Hemisphere will drop, so production will ease, putting further pressure on prices.
With reports of factories switching to other products due to environmental issues and the suspension of production due to Communist Party meetings mentioned above, pricing has escalated.
Ethyl Butyrate, Dimethyl Benzyl Carbinol, Butyric & 2-Ethyl Butyric Acid, 2-Methyl Butyric Acid, Iso Amyl Butyrate, Ethyl Iso Butyrate, Ethyl-2-Methyl Butyrate to name a few, have seen prices increase.
Very few offers from source as it appears Madagascar is sold out and Indonesia has none to offer. Eugenol and derivative prices continue to climb.