The Weekly Catalyst

Global Chemical Update – US PE Premiums Expand Further
April 26, 2021
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:
Dow, LyondellBasell, ExxonMobil, Westlake

The Weekly Catalyst

Global Chemical Update – US PE Premiums Expand Further

Key Points:

  • US polyethylene value up again relative to Asia WoW.  Is this the top?
  • Asia polymer values reflect a broad-based decline WoW, with PVC being the strongest, & LDPE and PP being the weakest.
  • Ex-US naphtha values fall modestly relative to USGC ethane WoW.
  • Other global commodity shifts flagged WoW include global Butadiene, Benzene, Ethylene, & Propylene. Supply chains remain broadly out-of-whack.

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