Dec 2021. Acetic acid is a commodity chemical produced primarily by the carbonylation of methanol. Mainland China accounts for 55% of world capacity, followed distantly by the United States, with 17% of world capacity. No other country accounts for more than 6% of capacity. Mainland China dominates production because of its vast coal-derived methanol production, which is the primary raw material for acetic acid.
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Publish Date: 2021-12-30
Chemical Focus: Syngas Chemicals, Industrial Gases and Fertilizers
Number of Pages: 109
Content Type: Report
Delivery: Email with link to PDF file
Global summary; regional coverage
Producers with annual capacities and plant sites
Consumption and five-year forecast by end-use application