PODCAST: Asia, Middle East polyols markets poised for bearishness in near term

Author: Jasmine Khoo

2021/06/22

SINGAPORE (ICIS)--In this episode of the ICIS Asia podcast, Damini Dabholkar and Jasmine Khoo, editors in charge of the Middle East and Asia polyether polyols markets, speaks on recent developments.

  • Middle East polyols demand tepid as customers procure cautiously
  • Ample Asian supply exerts pressure on downward prices, to continue till August
  • Upstream PO sentiment sluggish, weighing on polyols market confidence
  • COVID-19 resurgence around Asia weakens buying interest on top of seasonal lull

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