The Weekly Catalyst

Global Chemical Update – Slipping Away
October 18, 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:
Dow, LyondellBasell, Braskem, BASF, Flint Hills, Enterprise Products, PPG, Huntsman, Sherwin-Williams

The Weekly Catalyst

Global Chemical Update – Slipping Away

Key Points:

  • 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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