The Weekly Catalyst

Global Chemical Update – Get Back
November 1, 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:
LyondellBasell, Braskem, Pinnacle Polymers, Westlake, Olin, Shintech, OxyChem, Formosa Plastics

The Weekly Catalyst

Global Chemical Update – Get Back

Key Points:

  • High energy and chemical prices are likely to impact consumer behavior. We highlight our Sunday Thematic and discuss relevant chemical data points.     
  • Avg. Western polymer and monomer values mixed relative to Asia WoW. Higher Chlor-vinyl values and falling Butadiene are stand-out global trends.
  • Other global commodity trends flagged in this report comprise monomer, polymer, and feedstock indicators relevant to gauging sector profitability.

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