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Chemical Economics Handbook

Acetaldehyde

Table of Contents

Section Page Number

Summary 5
Introduction 8
Manufacturing processes 9
Liquid-phase oxidation of ethylene 9
From ethanol 10
Acetylene hydration 10
Environmental issues 10
Supply and demand by region 11
United States 11
Producing companies 11
Salient statistics 11
Consumption 12
Pyridines 13
Acetate esters 14
1,3-Butylene glycol (1,3-butanediol) 14
Pentaerythritol 14
Other 15
Price 15
South America 16
Producing companies 16
Salient statistics 16
Western Europe 17
Producing companies 17
Salient statistics 18
Consumption 19
Ethyl acetate 20
Acetic acid 20
Pentaerythritol 21
Synthetic pyridines 21
Other 21
Crotonaldehyde 21
Glyoxal/glyoxylic acid 22
Miscellaneous 22
Price 22
CIS and Baltic States 23
Middle East 24
Africa 24
Japan 25
Producing companies 25
Salient statistics 26
Consumption 27
Ethyl acetate 28
Pyridines 29
Pentaerythritol 29
Other 29
Price 29
Trade 30
China 30
Producing companies 30
Salient statistics 31
Consumption 32
Acetic acid 33
Pentaerythritol 33
Pyridines 34
Ethyl acetate 34
Other 34
Price 34
Trade 35
India 35
Salient statistics 36
Consumption 36
Trade 37
Other Asia 37
Producing companies 37
Production 38
Consumption 39
Bibliography 39
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