Daily Chemical Reactions

Wants & Needs – Building Product Market Strength Persists, Product Portfolios Continue to Adjust
January 11, 2022
Commodities Mentioned:
Plastics (PVC, PP, PE, PU, PC, PET, etc.), Ethylene, Propylene, Benzene, Lithium, Carbon Dioxide, Hydrogen, Natural Gas/NGLs, Crude/Naphtha
Companies Mentioned:
Sika, Huntsman, BASF, Wanhua, Covestro, Dow, LyondellBasell, PPG, Sabic, Advanced Petrochemical, Huber Eng. Materials, Posco, Indorama Ventures, Perstorp, Helm, Petro Rabigh, LG Chem, Phillips 66, PipeChina, Uniper, Aramco, Enterprise Products, DIC Group, Baker Hughes, Arkema, Bloom Energy, Origin Materials, TotalEnergies, Plastic Energy, CP Chemical, Mitsui, Goodyear, Technip Energies, Sibur, NewHydrogen, Wolf Carbon Solutions

Daily Chemical Reaction

Wants & Needs – Building Product Market Strength Persists, Product Portfolios Continue to Adjust

Key Points:

  • We highlight the Sika report noting building product demand strength and discuss positive market findings for MDI producers and findings across our broader chemical sector coverage. Sector health remains high on average.
  • We flag relevant energy, chemical, and other corporate updates (e.g., Sika, LyondellBasell, Enterprise Products, Mitsui, Origin Materials, & others).
  • We note relevant ESG items worth notice, ranging from the CP Chemical sale of circular polyethylene to US electricity market developments in 2022.
  • We discuss numerous other pertinent chemical sector items in this report.

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