The Weekly Catalyst

Global Chemical Update – Roll With It
September 27, 2021
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
Companies Mentioned:
TPC Group, LyondellBasell, Braskem, Pinnacle Polymers, Borealis, SABIC, Westlake, OxyChem, Shintech, Formosa

The Weekly Catalyst

Global Chemical Update – Roll With It

Key Points:

  • We highlight several support factors surrounding US premium commodity chemical prices relative to Asia, using Butadiene and PVC as examples.
  • Global commodity value shifts varied WoW. We find ethylene higher but other monomers showing mixed movements amid higher global 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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