Daily Chemical Reaction
- We find Western petrochemical market production indicators providing evidence of increased production in this region. We discuss why commodity chemical profits are declining in this market despite Asia production cuts.
- We highlight pertinent chemical sector corporate updates (e.g., Shell, Sika, Linde, BASF, BP, Clariant, Dow, ExxonMobil, Purecycle & other news).
- We compare US total rail traffic to US chemical rail traffic, flag several relevant consumer demand statistics, and discuss commodity chemical trends.
- We flag several ESG items worth mention, ranging from multiple sector initiative updates to our ESG research discussing China emission targets.
- We note numerous other relevant chemical sector items in this report.
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