Jan 2020. Acetylene is produced from calcium carbide or hydrocarbon feedstocks and is used as an intermediate in chemical manufacture and as an industrial gas in the metalworking industry, primarily for cutting and welding. Driven by the development of Chinese PVC and 1,4-butanediol acetylenic chemicals, global consumption of acetylene will continue to grow at an average annual growth rate of 4.0% during 2019–24.
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Publish Date: 2020-01-15
Chemical Focus: Syngas Chemicals, Industrial Gases and Fertilizers
Number of Pages: 79
Content Type: Report
Delivery: Email with link to PDF file
Global summary; regional coverage
Products with annual capacities and plant sites
Consumption and five-year forecast by end-use application