The Weekly Catalyst
Global Chemical Update – Hitting Reset
- Global spot polymer prices reflect further declines WoW, with Western prices decreasing more than Asia on average. US polyvinyl chloride (PVC) prices reflect the most significant drop relative to other polymers and overseas markets.
- We highlight our Sunday Thematic, Hold Please: Macro Distractions Curb Many Strategic Initiatives, and research, After The Fire Is Gone – Commodity Chemical & Agricultural Chemical Equities Take A Breather, Expectations Reset Lower.
- Global commodity trends on display in this report comprise monomer, polymer, and feedstock indicators relevant to gauging sector and corporate profitability.