The Weekly Catalyst

Global Chemical Update – Hell on Wheels
July 19, 2021
Companies Mentioned:
Invista, Goodyear, Kraton, LyondellBasell, TPC Group, Total, Sinopec, PetroChina, Formosa Plastics, ExxonMobil, Braskem, Borealis, SABIC, Reliance, Dow, CP Chemical, Westlake
Commodities Mentioned:
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

The Weekly Catalyst

Global Chemical Update – Hell on Wheels

Key Points:

  • Global Butadiene spot prices rose WoW amid upward trending derivative demand and production issues.  This report discusses the current setting and why we foresee the global BD market staying relatively tight through 2H21.
  • Global ethylene spot levels increased WoW, with another notable surge in USGC spot values outpacing the appreciation in other major markets. 
  • Other global commodity trends flagged in this report comprise monomer, polymer, and feedstock indicators relevant to gauging sector profitability.

See PDF below for all charts, tables, and diagrams

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