The Weekly Catalyst
Global Chemical Update – Slipping Away
- Western premium chemical prices are beginning to move toward Asia levels, albeit at a mixed pace. We discuss market trends to consider in 4Q21.
- 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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