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Spot NWE ethylene discount to the monthly contract price, a measure of the product's demand, remains stable but there are some bullish price expectations on the expected derivative uptick due to seasonality.
Featuring global trade flows for polyethylene, this infographic also details surplus and deficit totals and includes key trend points, statistics and forecasts going out all the way to 2023.
Published March 2016
The Asian Petrochemical Products Guide contains the primary specifications and methodologies for Platts Asian Petrochemical assessments.
Platts Global Polyolefins Outlook helps you understand how todays wide cracking margins are incentivizing a rush for new capacity and how this might erode the US feedstock advantage post 2017.