The Weekly Catalyst
Global Chemical Update – Summertime Blues
- US spot ethylene production margins trended lower in 2Q22 to reflect a loss across all feedstocks last week due to higher costs and lower monomer prices. Polymer price weakness is a significant risk facing producers in 2H22.
- We highlight our latest Chemical market thematic research, Ethylene Or Propylene – Who Is Top Gun? Depends Where You Live. Also, see our ESG weekly, EU Energy Policy: Swapping A Bad Supplier For Something Worse?.
- Global commodity trends on display in this report comprise monomer, polymer, and feedstock indicators relevant to gauging sector profitability.
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