Daily Chemical Reaction
- US commodity chemicals outperformed YTD, and 1H22 profit will likely beat expectations. A 2H22 commodity price/margin pullback remains a risk, but we argue that this will make our mega-cycle outlook even more likely.
- We highlight pertinent energy, chemical, and other corporate updates (e.g., Dow, Evonik, AkzoNobel, Union Pacific, Tesla, Olin, Ineos, BHP, others). We also highlight a few global supply chain developments worth noticing.
- We discuss relevant ESG items ranging from Borealis selecting Axens tech for a plastic pyrolysis unit to thoughts on the Dow decarbonization roadmap. See our latest ESG weekly and other related research coverage in LINK.
- We discuss numerous other pertinent chemical sector items in this report.
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