60% of global ethylene demand comes from polyethylene
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China is the world’s largest buyer and drives prices in Asia and the global ethylene trade. Market conditions in Europe and US can impact Asia when the West-East arbitrage window is open. Global supply tends to be tighter in spring and autumn when annual cracker turnarounds are usually held.
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