Daily Chemical Reaction
The Bones – Building & Construction Input Cost Inflation In Focus, Chemical Sector Issues Mount
- Building & Construction Materials market inflation has increased since the start of 2021. This report discusses recent price developments in lumber and chemical end products targeting this market, and related sector news.
- We highlight pertinent chemical sector corporate items (e.g., BASF Capital Market Day takeaways; ExxonMobil, Braskem & other chemical production updates; Multiple sector capital deployment developments worth note)
- This report’s other relevant items include news discussing global chemical market impacts from Suez Canal freight issues, the importance of voluntary carbon offsets outside the standard compliance emissions markets to reach zero global emissions, and international freight rates near five-year highs.
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