The US and China trade war in 2018 is proving to be both an opportunity and threat for Middle East producers. Chinese buyers are looking to the Middle East to fill what they see as a short-term supply gap from the US producers. US producers consider Europe and South America to be alternative markets, providing increased competition to Gulf producers. This may mean Middle East producers may scale back sales into key European markets like Germany, UK and Italy. Download this infographic to examine key fundamentals you will need to focus on for 2019.