The Weekly Catalyst
Global Chemical Update – A Winter’s Tale
- US spot polymer values continued to walk higher relative to Asia and NW Europe WoW. This report highlights findings from US winter storm issues to limited polymer availability working in favor of domestic market strength.
- Other items highlighted in this report: Ex-US naphtha values drop relative to USGC ethane WoW; USGC propane reflects a US ethylene cracker profit advantage comparative to USGC ethane; China spot polymer prices reflect price support WoW, though most remain well below relative US levels.
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