Price risk is inherent in the Asian polyethylene (PE) industry because of the preponderance of spot transactions in the regional market and the greater volatility that implies, as compared with predominantly contract-based markets for many other petrochemicals.
Download this paper for a better understanding of how you are able to navigate your way through great volatility by managing price risks.
Complete this short form to read the article.
Download this paper for a better understanding of how industry players can manage price risks in the fast-moving Asian PE markets.
"PE spot prices have become more volatile since the 2008 financial crisis because uncertainty in the global economy has made the price negotiation process more complex, and multiple economic and political factors now impact prices farther and farther downstream."
"Companies that buy or sell PE resins or finished products for long distance delivery will also need to hedge their PE price risks."
Download the paper to read the rest of the article.