The Weekly Catalyst

Global Chemical Update
March 30, 2020
Report Sections:
Feedstocks & Energy, Global Ethylene Cracker, Spot Profit Analysis, Ethylene & Propylene, Price Trends, Polyethylene Review, Other Relevant Global Polymer Trends, Other Relevant Global Chemical Trends, Global Chemical Data Sheets, Flow Charts & Other Ancillary Data
Companies Mentioned:
LyondellBasell, Sherwin Williams, Celanese, OCI, Methanex

The  Weekly Catalyst

Global Chemical Update

Key Points:

  • The global petrochemical cost curve further flattened WoW, and we note the lagged drop in derivative product prices as negative for 2Q sector profit.
  • We discuss propylene, ethylene and methanol – three commodity chemicals facing downward pressure (among others) in late 1Q20 (see fig. 43 and 44).


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