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Severe PET supply constraints cast cloud over nearing peak summer demand

May 30, 2018 (8:13 mins)



The European polyethylene terephthalate market is set to face a supply drought in the foreseeable future amid lingering scarcity of feedstock purified terephthalic acid in the region. With the peak summer demand season nearing, S&P Global Platts managing editor for EMEA petrochemicals, Ng Baoying, discusses the existing situation, the background behind it, and the potential winners and losers with petrochemical editors Emmanuel Latham and Sam Hashmi.

Related analysis: NWE polyethylene terephthalate market set for a supply drought amid feedstock purified terephthalic


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