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Alkyl Acetates

Chemical Economics Handbook

Table of Contents

Section Page Number

Executive summary5
Summary6
Ethyl acetate7
n-Butyl acetate11
sec-Butyl acetate15
Introduction17
Manufacturing processes18
Esterification18
Tishchenko reaction18
Transesterification18
Direct addition of ethylene to acetic acid19
Ethanol dehydrogenation19
Hydrocarbon oxidation19
Supply and demand by region20
North America20
Overview20
United States21
Producing companies21
Salient statistics22
Consumption by end use24
Surface coatings24
Inks26
Process/extraction solvent28
Other29
Consumption by product30
Methyl acetate31
Ethyl acetate31
n-Butyl acetate32
n-Propyl acetate32
Isopropyl acetate33
Isobutyl acetate34
Trade34
Imports34
Exports34
Canada35
Consumption35
Trade36
Mexico36
Producing companies36
Salient statistics37
Consumption38
Trade39
South America39
Producing companies39
Salient statistics40
Consumption41
Trade42
Western Europe42
Producing companies42
Salient statistics44
Production45
Consumption46
Ethyl acetate46
Surface coatings47
Inks47
Process/extraction solvent47
Other47
n-Butyl acetate47
Surface coatings48
Other48
Isobutyl acetate49
Isopropyl acetate49
Methyl acetate50
n-Propyl acetate50
Trade50
Imports50
Exports51
Central Europe52
Producing companies52
Salient statistics53
Consumption54
Trade55
CIS and Baltic States55
Producing companies55
Salient statistics56
Consumption57
Trade58
Middle East and Africa58
Producing companies58
Consumption59
Trade59
Africa59
Indian Subcontinent60
Producing companies60
Salient statistics63
Consumption65
Trade66
Northeast Asia67
Overview67
China69
Producing companies69
Salient statistics72
Consumption74
Trade75
Japan76
Producing companies76
Salient statistics78
Consumption79
Ethyl acetate80
n-Butyl acetate81
n-Propyl acetate82
Isopropyl acetate82
Isobutyl acetate82
Methyl acetate82
Trade82
Imports82
Exports83
South Korea83
Producing companies83
Salient statistics83
Consumption85
Imports87
Taiwan87
Producing companies87
Salient statistics88
Consumption89
Trade90
Southeast Asia90
Producing companies90
Salient statistics91
Consumption93
Trade93
Additional resources95
Revisions97
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