The Weekly Catalyst
Global Chemical Update – I’ve Got You Under My Skin
- Asia monomer prices increased on average WoW relative to the US and NW Europe. The US commodity chemical production cost advantage remains sizable, and market indicators support US integrated polymer profit WoW.
- Findings in our Sunday Thematic, Chemical demand may surpass most 2022 estimates, are worth considering with this report, and recent research, Global Chemical Cost Curve Steepens, US Production Margins Find Support.
- Other global commodity trends flagged in this report comprise monomer, polymer, and feedstock indicators relevant to gauging sector profitability.
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