Daily Chemical Reactions

Too Hot To Stop – US Polymer Market Inventories Build, Risks Surrounding Domestic Premiums Rise
August 25, 2021
Commodities Mentioned:
Plastics (PVC, PP, PE, PS, PET, etc.), Ethylene, Chlorine, Caustic Soda, Oxo Intermediates, Lithium, Carbon Dioxide, Hydrogen, Natural Gas/NGLs, Crude/Naphtha
Companies Mentioned:
LyondellBasell, ExxonMobil, Dow, CP Chemical, Baystar, Celanese, BASF, Gail, WR Grace, Hainan Mining, Hanwha Solutions, Kemira, Merck, Sika, Sinostar, Solvay, Petronas, OQ, Formosa Plastics, COIM, Braskem, Westlake, Olin, OxyChem, Shintech, Sinopec, Indian Oil, Dick’s Sporting Goods, Toll Brothers, Viking Energy, Kinder Morgan

Daily Chemical Reaction

Too Hot To Stop – US Polymer Market Inventories Build, Risks Surrounding Domestic Premiums Rise

Key Points:

  • US polymer market premiums face a rising level of risk into late 2021. This report adds to our research on this topic amid rising proof of ample inventory and healthy production rates starting to offset US storm and logistic concerns.
  • We flag pertinent chemical sector corporate updates (e.g., LyondellBasell, OQ Chemicals, Braskem, Solvay, Sika, Petronas Chemicals, & other items).
  • We find varied ESG items worth consideration, ranging from several corporate ESG initiative updates to recent movements in EU carbon values.
  • We note numerous other pertinent chemical sector items in this report.

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