Over 1.4 million tons of methacrylates was traded globally in 2018, up 6% from 2017. The Middle East became the world’s largest methacrylates exporting region, surpassing North America and Western Europe.
North America exported approximately 135,000 tons of methacrylates, with increased focus on Latin America and Western Europe.
Western Europe also exported 135,000 tons, lower shipments to Africa , Latin America and the Middle East offset by gains in other regions.
From: International Trader Publications’ Methacrylates World Trade Report