VIDEO: PP supplies face limited feedstocks, refinery outages, currency devaluations

Author: Renato Frimm

2020/10/06

HOUSTON (ICIS)--Watch Senior Editor Renato Frimm provide an outlook in Portuguese on Latin American polypropylene (PP) markets.

  • Falta de material prima: manutenção e problemas operacionais nas refinarias
  • Menor produção de PP da região Latina.
  • Texas e Louisiana nos EUA furacão Laura
  • Desvalorização do Real e outras moedas da região Latina
  • Produtores na região têm contratos da matéria prima indexado em dólar ou euro
  • Lack of feedstocks: refinery maintenance and operation upsets
  • Less PP production in Latin America
  • Hurricane Laura impacts Texas and Louisiana production
  • Devaluation of the Real and other regional currencies
  • Producers in the region feedstock contracts indexed in US dollars or euros

This video was originally presented at the ICIS Latin American Outlook Seminar on 16 September.