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Rising To The Occasion – Polymer Prices Further Evaluated, Chemical Sector Expansions In Motion
December 2, 2020
Commodities Mentioned:
Plastics (PVC, PP, PE, PS, PET, etc.), Ethylene, Propylene, EDC, Lithium, Polyols, Adipic Acid, Butanediol (BDO), Isopropanol (IPA), Hydrogen, Crude/Naphtha, Natural Gas/NGLs
Companies Mentioned:
Air Products, Johnson Matthey, BASF, DSM, SABIC, Elkem, ExxonMobil, Global Green Chem., Graham, Henkel, Huntsman, Lanxess, Ganfeng Lithium, Lithium Americas, Piedmont, LyondellBasell, Petrobras, Sunningdale, Toyo Styrene, BHP, Shell, Lucid Motors, Borealis, Renault, Volvo, Sangaria

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Rising To The Occasion – Polymer Prices Further Evaluated, Chemical Sector Expansions In Motion

 

Key Points:

  • We follow our recent Asia polymer trend discussions with a view of trends in US polymer spot prices relative to relevant monomer & intermediate levels.     
  • We highlight multiple relevant corporate items (e.g. Ganfeng Lithium, Graham, Petrobras & DSM strategy news; Huntsman, Henkel, Global Green Chemicals & Elkem facility news; multiple sector price hike notices, etc.)
  • Other items in this report range from commentary on HDPE recycling, to Asia naphtha market supply length, to pricier home appliance rollouts with hygiene upgrades amid the pandemic and strong home product spending.

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