Daily Chemical Reactions

Uneasy Rider – Higher Global Energy Costs & China Production Cuts In Focus Amid Rising ESG Newsflow
September 24, 2021
Commodities Mentioned:
Plastics (PVC, PP, PE, PS, PET, etc.), Ethylene, Propylene, Benzene, Silicon, Silicone, Siloxane, Vinyl Acetate Monomer (VAM), Acetic Anhydride, Lithium, Carbon Dioxide, Hydrogen, Natural Gas/NGLs, Crude/Naphtha
Companies Mentioned:
Celanese, Wacker Chemie, Kuraray, Sipchem, Dairen, Dow, LyondellBasell, Arkema, Sinopec, Sherwin-Williams, BASF, Shell, Borealis, Airbus, Petrochina, Cummins, Lenzing, Sabic, Technip, Maersk, Microsoft, Faurecia, Elkem, Shin-Etsu, Momentive, Freeport LNG

Daily Chemical Reaction

Uneasy Rider – Higher Global Energy Costs & China Production Cuts In Focus Amid Rising ESG Newsflow

Key Points:

  • We highlight multiple production cuts across energy-intensive industries in China to meet government energy target requirements. We discuss the news in acetyls and silicon, as it may signal a broader supply hit and higher prices.    
  • We highlight pertinent chemical sector corporate updates (e.g., Celanese, BASF,  Freeport LNG, Borealis, Maersk, Shell, Faurecia & other items).
  • We flag our latest ESG weekly research and numerous other ESG items worth note, ranging from challenges tallying emissions to new tech updates.
  • We note numerous other pertinent chemical sector items in this report.

See PDF below for all charts, tables and diagrams

Contact us to subscribe to our services and gain access to full content.