Falling crude and increasingly competitive naphtha is putting pressure on polymer prices in the US and Latin America. Bernardo Fallas, managing editor for Americas petrochemicals, talks with Chris Ferrell and Emmanuel Gallegos, who cover polyethylene markets, about lower prices for naphtha and ethane, contract negotiations, the import and export markets given lower offers from other corners of the globe, and whether a price floor has been reached yet.
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