October 2018 Market Report
We are fast approaching the end of an extremely challenging year for our industry and many products remain in shortage. However, with the final deadline for REACH registration now passed, demand for some material has dropped and prices have eased slightly as a result. We hope you find this report useful and as always welcome your feedback with any comments or suggestions.
Brexit - steps to mitigate the effects
Whilst the talks are ongoing between the British government and the European Commission, we are taking steps ahead of any final decision to ensure that our ability to supply to you is unaffected.
July 2018 Market Report
In our recent reports we have focused a great deal on the impact of the Chinese environmental restrictions and on the availability of ingredients for our industry.
April 2018 Market Report
The industry is facing difficult times with many aroma chemicals and essential oils still in shortage. The extreme cold during the winter months has meant that several of the Chinese crops have suffered and many of the factories are facing further restrictions on their production.
January 2018 Market Report
The new year has not brought any relief to the market; the Force Majure declared by BASF in October 2017 on all citral and isoprenol based ingredients has lead to global shortage of many products. In this report we also discuss the on-going issues caused by the restrictions imposed on the production of aroma chemicals and essential oils in China.