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Updated to Q3 2019
Supply is expected to remain lengthy as new capacity comes on line later in 2019. Market sentiment will remain cautious as market players deal with uncertainties stemming from trade tensions and bearish fundamentals. Prices will remain under downward pressure from lower ethylene cash costs as new crackers start up.
Downstream demand is expected to remain steady over the summer, but there are concerns that seasonality in the PET sector may not kick in entirely this year. Demand for purified EO into surfactants and coatings will be contingent on weather patterns and the performance of the construction and automotive sectors.
We offer the following regional Ethylene oxide coverage to keep you informed of factors and developments affecting prices in the US Ethylene oxide marketplace.
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