Daily Chemical Reaction
Over The Hills But Not Far Away – Lean Supply Chains & Outages Mask Production Potential
- US chemical production improved on a month-to-month basis in 3Q20 but levels remain lower YoY – we discuss the current production setting alongside multiple 3Q20 sector earnings report to display rising commodity price risk.
- We flag several corporate news/update items worth note today (e.g. Air Liquide, Dow, Hexpol, Mattel, Sonoco, and Ube Industries 3Q updates, etc.).
- Other items of note today range from Asia butadiene and styrene price strength, to a flattening of the global petrochemical production cost curve WoW, to global government stimulus efforts to support consumer health.
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