The Weekly Catalyst

Global Chemical Update – Shake ‘Em On Down
May 17, 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, Ineos, OMV, Westlake, Sherwin-Williams, PPG, Axalta, DuPont, Celanese, Lanxess

The Weekly Catalyst

Global Chemical Update – Shake ‘Em On Down

Key Points:

  • Asia polymer values fall WoW relative to the West values on avg.
  • Asia monomer values rise WoW, implying increased derivative production.
  • Ex-US naphtha values rise modestly relative to USGC ethane WoW.
  • Other global commodity market shifts noted include Butadiene, Benzene, Ethylene, & Propylene. Supply chains remain far from normal near-term.

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