The Weekly Catalyst

Global Chemical Update – Back To Back
December 13, 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, CP Chemical, Dow, Westlake, Nova Chemicals, OxyChem, ExxonMobil

The Weekly Catalyst

Global Chemical Update – Back To Back

Key Points:

  • NW Europe monomer prices reflect support relative to US and Asia values WoW. We flag several factors helping to keep Western commodity premium values from an abrupt decline relative to Asia and note other market trends.
  • We discussed global market trends limiting growth investment and why this is setting the stage for long-term commodity inflation in our Sunday thematic, Inaction, Caused By Inflation Fears, Is Driving More Inflation!.
  • Other global commodity trends flagged in this report comprise monomer, polymer, and feedstock indicators relevant to gauging sector profitability.

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