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North American PE production expected to increase more than 2 million mt in 2017

With Chris Ferrell, managing editor, Americas olefins and polymers

December 13, 2016 11:27:08 EST (3:11)

The North American polyethylene market is expected to be in ample oversupply during the Platts Analytics 10-year forecast because of shale-based PE investments, and 2017 will be a turning point as investments by petrochemical giants begin to materialize. Chris Ferrell walks through how more production will shift the industry in the Americas, Asia, Europe and the Middle East.

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