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Pyridine price index

This post is a summary of the Pyridine price developments. The price developments of Pyridine are expressed in US$ prices converted FX rates applicable at the time when the price was valid. Pyridine price index developments are calculated from multiple separate sources of data to ensure statistical accuracy.

The outlook for Pyridine prices, on the second tab, is generated from different inputs including:

  • Very recent price developments of immediate cost drivers of Pyridine prices
  • Recent price developments of underlying feedstocks which drive the price of Pyridine
  • Market futures for both cost drives and feedstocks of Pyridine prices
  • Adjustment of current supply/demand imbalances in the Pyridine market
  • Longer term trends in likely demand conditions

Further information on the Pyridine price index

What is Pyridine

Pyridine is a chemical compound with the formula C5H5N. It is a colorless to pale yellow liquid with a strong, unpleasant odour. Pyridine is highly flammable and is toxic if ingested or inhaled. It is used as an intermediate in the production of a range of chemicals, including pharmaceuticals, dyes, and pesticides. It is also used as a solvent for various materials, including resins, waxes, and rubber, and as a solvent in the production of paints and coatings. Pyridine is also used in the production of a range of compounds that have a pyridine ring, such as pyridine derivatives and pyridine-based compounds. In addition to its use in the chemical industry, pyridine has also been used in the past as a denaturant for ethanol and as a flavouring agent in the food industry. However, it has largely been replaced by safer alternatives in these applications. Pyridine should be handled with caution, as it can be harmful if inhaled, ingested, or absorbed through the skin.

 

How is Pyridine produced

Pyridine is produced through a chemical reaction between acetaldehyde and ammonia, which produces a mixture of pyridine and other products. The mixture is then separated and purified through distillation to produce a finished pyridine product. The exact process may vary depending on the specific manufacturer and the desired characteristics of the final product.

In addition to the production of pyridine through the reaction of acetaldehyde and ammonia, it can also be produced through the reduction of picoline or the reaction of nicotinic acid with ammonia. These methods are less common than the production of pyridine through the reaction of acetaldehyde and ammonia. Pyridine is a key intermediate in the production of a range of chemicals, including pharmaceuticals, dyes, and pesticides. It is also used as a solvent for various materials, including resins, waxes, and rubber, and as a solvent in the production of paints and coatings. It is also used in the production of a range of compounds that have a pyridine ring, such as pyridine derivatives and pyridine-based compounds.

 

What is Pyridine used for

Pyridine is a chemical compound that is used as an intermediate in the production of a range of chemicals, including pharmaceuticals, dyes, and pesticides. It is also used as a solvent for various materials, including resins, waxes, and rubber, and as a solvent in the production of paints and coatings. Pyridine is also used in the production of a range of compounds that have a pyridine ring, such as pyridine derivatives and pyridine-based compounds. In addition to its use in the chemical industry, pyridine has also been used in the past as a denaturant for ethanol and as a flavouring agent in the food industry. However, it has largely been replaced by safer alternatives in these applications. Pyridine should be handled with caution, as it can be harmful if inhaled, ingested, or absorbed through the skin.

 

How big is the Pyridine market

It is difficult to accurately estimate the size of the pyridine market, as it is a chemical intermediate that is used in the production of a range of chemicals and products, and data on its production and consumption is not widely available. Pyridine is a key intermediate in the production of a range of chemicals, including pharmaceuticals, dyes, and pesticides. It is also used as a solvent for various materials, including resins, waxes, and rubber, and as a solvent in the production of paints and coatings. It is likely that the market for pyridine is influenced by the demand for these end products, as well as by the availability and price of raw materials and other factors.

According to https://oec.world/ :

Pyridine, salts are the world’s 3827th most traded product.

In 2020, the top exporters of Pyridine, salts were India ($57.5M), China ($26.7M), United States ($24.2M), Japan ($8M), and Ireland ($5.62M).

In 2020, the top importers of Pyridine, salts were United Kingdom ($65.2M), India ($12.6M), Japan ($7.07M), United States ($6.81M), and South Korea ($5.33M).

 

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