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Last Cigarette – US Polyethylene Price Premiums At Risk Of Burn Out; Carbon Cutting Tech In Focus
September 10, 2021
Commodities Mentioned:
Plastics (PVC, PP, PE, PS, PET, etc.), Ethylene, Propylene, Butadiene, Lithium, Paraxylene, MEG, Carbon Dioxide, Hydrogen, Natural Gas/NGLs, Crude/Naphtha
Companies Mentioned:
Albemarle, Livent, SQM, Westlake, Formosa Plastics, Dow, CP Chemical, LyondellBasell, ExxonMobil, Sinopec, Shell, Aramco, Kinder Morgan, Permira, Mitsui Chemicals, Eneos, Petronas, Avantor, Polytek, Lummus, Petro Rabigh, Axpo Romania, Datang Duolun, Kemira, Solugen, CarbFix, Ineos, Toyota, Kroger, LG

Daily Chemical Reaction

Last Cigarette – US Polyethylene Price Premiums At Risk Of Burn Out; Carbon Cutting Tech In Focus

Key Points:

  • US polyethylene (PE) values have surged relative to Asia in 2021. We flag an array of factors to consider in late 2021 that put US premiums at risk.    
  • We highlight pertinent chemical sector corporate updates (e.g., Albemarle, Dow, Westlake, Mitsui Chemicals, Avantor, Aramco, Sinopec & other items).
  • We highlight our latest ESG weekly research and numerous other ESG items worth note, ranging from proposed taxes to new technology updates.
  • We note numerous other pertinent chemical sector items in this report.

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