The Weekly Catalyst
Global Chemical Update – Play With Fire
- US polymer prices remain elevated relative to Asia levels. We discuss the current global market setup and why US prices face downward pressure.
- Global commodity value shifts varied WoW. We find ethylene higher and butadiene lower in all major markets and flag broadly higher energy values.
- Other global commodity trends flagged in this report comprise monomer, polymer, and feedstock indicators relevant to gauging sector profitability.
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