ICIS presentations during Asia Polyolefins Market Seminar

A team of industry experts from ICIS presented various papers at the recently concluded in-house Asia Polyolefins Market Seminar which was held at Hotel Mulia, Jakarta on 11 August 2015. We have made the following presentation slides available for you to download:


China PE and PP market review and outlook 
Chow Bee Lin, Head of Asia Markets

This presentation looks at recent price trends and key price drivers, as well as analysing the main factors that may affect prices in China’s polyolefins markets in 2015. Hot topics covered include:

  • Supply-demand balance for PE and PP in 2015
  • Recent and planned polyolefins capacity expansions
  • Alternative price drivers, such as feedstock olefins prices
  • China PE & PP futures trades
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Southeast Asia PE & PP market review and outlook 
By: Felita Widjaja and Johanna Truong, Market Reporters

This presentation addresses current price trends and recent developments in the Southeast Asian polyethylene (PE) and polypropylene (PP) markets, as well as providing a near-term outlook for theindustry in 2015. Key topics covered include:

  • A review of Southeast Asia polyolefins markets- including Indonesia, Malaysia, Vietnam, Thailand and the Philippines
  • PE and PP supply-demand balance in Southeast Asia, broken down by country
  • Recent price movements and the market outlook for 2015
  • Opportunities and challenges currently facing the Indonesian market
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Long-term outlook and macro view of Asian polyolefins 
By: Regan Hartnell, Senior Consultant

This presentation analyses the overall outlook for Asian polyolefins markets, looking ahead to the next five years. Key topics covered include:

  • A review of Asian polyolefins markets, with a focus on China and Southeast Asia
  • Overview of feedstocks/olefins and their influence on polyolefins markets
  • Outlook for Asian PP and PE under the current crude scenario, looking forward to future supply-demand fundamentals and economic conditions
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