April
Market
Report

WELCOME TO A PERSPECTIVE BY BERJE; A TOOL DESIGNED TO SHARE OUR INSIGHT ON  A GLOBAL RANGE OF PRODUCTS. OUR MARKET REPORTS ARE STOCKED WITH REGULAR UPDATES ON GROWING REGIONS, CROP CALENDARS, AND LONG TERM PRICE TRENDS OF THE MOST CRITICAL INGREDIENTS IN FLAVOR AND FRAGRANCE COMMERCE.


Opening Commentary


April 2018

There is still pressure on Citral, Prenol and Turpentine-derived products. BASF has projected progress will be made with repairs. Additionally, China's OECD conference has again affected production.
turpentinederivatives

Turpentine
&
Derivatives

Turpentine & Derivatives


April 2018

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.






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SYNTHETICS


solvents

Solvents

Solvents


April 2018

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.






Posted In
Synthetics


butyricacidderivatives

Butyric
Acid
&
Derivatives

Butyric Acid & Derivatives


April 2018

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.






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SYNTHETICS