Rising prices and product availability are the watchwords of the day!
In an economic climate where demand for refrigerants is outstripping supply on the international market, the outlook for our sector remains very unstable and there is a risk that it will take some time find its way back to equilibrium.
How did we end up in this situation?
Since the end of 2009 there has been a sharp fall in the availability of the raw materials needed to produce HFCs, mainly trichloroethylene (TCE) and perchloroethylene (PER). The shortage of these products has therefore led to a steep rise in prices...
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