How has the winter storm impacted US and global PE and PP dynamics?


The impact of February’s polar storm on US polymer production magnified challenges in regional and global markets.

The persistent tightening in supply of key resins such as polyethylene (PE) and polypropylene (PP) is prompting North American suppliers to focus more on home markets, resulting in less competition internationally and thereby raising prices.

What will happen when US Gulf plants return to production? Our market experts help you understand and monitor the situation, so that you can anticipate changes in the supply situation and the effect on price drivers.

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