PODCAST: A tale of two olefins – diverging trends in Asia’s olefins markets

Julia Tan


SINGAPORE (ICIS)–Asia’s ethylene (C2) market will see northeast Asia supply in Q2  remain ample on the back of relatively high run rates at northeast Asian crackers.

Similarly, propane dehydrogenation (PDH) units in the region are also expected to sustain current run rates for Q2.

In this podcast, ICIS market editors Josh Quah  and Julia Tan discuss Asia’s olefins flows, with a forward view on the Q2 market.

  • NE Asia C2 supply ample, SE Asia C2 supply tight
  • NE Asia and SE Asia C3 supply ample
  • Deep-sea movements as arbitrage windows open

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