Following a compressed 2019, US polyethylene (PE) margins have remained under pressure due to significant capacity expansions.
Fortunately, because of availability of low-cost ethane feedstocks, US PE producers’ margins remain in the positive territory, unlike in many other markets around the world.
Will price increase initiatives prompted by the negative margins outside of the US be enacted? If so, how will this affect US producers?
Dive into the dynamics with our market expert Zachary Moore.