The Weekly Catalyst
Global Chemical Update – Campfire Cologne
- Western petrochemical producer profit falls WoW, lifting concerns that a downward trend has formed that could carry into 2022. Forward sentiment is cautious and not unusual as an abnormally hot profit setting starts to cool.
- Avg. Western polymer and monomer values decline relative to Asia WoW. Crude/Naphtha values move higher relative to US Natural gas/NGLs WoW.
- Other global commodity trends flagged in this report comprise monomer, polymer, and feedstock indicators relevant to gauging sector profitability.
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