Daily Chemical Reactions

2step – PPI Outpaces CPI In April, Supporting Case For Further Chemical End-Market Price Hikes
May 12, 2022
Commodities Mentioned:
Plastics (PVC, PP, PE, PU, PC, PET, etc.), Clean Energy Minerals, Carbon Dioxide, Hydrogen, Natural Gas/NGLs, Crude/Naphtha
Companies Mentioned:
Unilever, Celanese, Braskem, K+S Group, OCI, Indorama Ventures, SABIC, Evonik, Phillips 66, Adobe, Advent Technologies, Methanex, SCC, Mitsui, LyondellBasell, Aramco, Shell, Pembina, Petronas, Petrobras, Albemarle, Arkema, Daicel, Merck, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Rio Tinto, SQM, Trinseo, Tokai Carbon, Aqualung Carbon Capture, Air Liquide, Cummins, Darling Ingredients, Chemours, Carbon America, Nexus, Rivian, RadiciGroup, Technip Energies, Li-Cycle, Lordstown Motors, Neste, United Airlines, Boeing, Tesla, Nissan, Toyota, Yancoal, Hualu Hengsheng, Nippon Shokubai, Orica, LG Energy, AMCS

Daily Chemical Reaction

2step – PPI Outpaces CPI In April, Supporting Case For Further Chemical End-Market Price Hikes

Key Points:

  • Producer price hikes have outpaced consumer prices YTD, suggesting end-market price increases are still ahead in many product chains. We also flag recent business updates that are more cautious than those posted in April.
  • We highlight pertinent energy, chemical, and other corporate updates (e.g., SABIC, OCI, Braskem, Indorama, Celanese, Evonik, Phillips 66, and others).
  • We discuss relevant ESG items ranging from global ammonia demand from clean-energy applications to a lack of proper planning in renewables. 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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