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US price response to new Mexican ethylene, polyethylene could shape markets

With Chris Ferrell

November 19, 2015 05:53:38 EST (3:16)

Braskem Idesa's Etileno XXI project in Mexico will be the first greenfield ethylene and polyethylene facility to hit North America in more than a decade, and it has a potential to disrupt markets that have been saturated with US resin exports. Chris Ferrell explains how the new capacity could affect Latin America and other export markets, like Asia, Europe and Africa, as well as how prices could shift after it comes on stream.

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