In 2021, United States polypropylene imports reached record levels despite dire global logistical conditions. What drove those record imports and what can we learn from them?
North American polyethylene converters are paying the highest prices in the world; analysis of trade data shows just how much more.
This year, a “logistical hurricane” is causing polyolefin supply disruptions in North America, keeping supplies tight and prices high in the region
Are you aware of how much it costs to move polyolefins from Asia or the Middle East to the Americas? The container shortages and logistical issues are affecting how our industry operates, keeping arbitrage opportunities across regions open. Take a look at my most recent article, where I share with you recent freight costs and thoughts about how these costs are impacting polymer sourcing decisions.
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This article complements ChemPMC’s “Outlook for North America’s Polyolefin Industry: Opportunities & Threats” presentation, conducted at Plastic News’ Executive Forum in Naples, Florida on March
In North America, petrochemical consultants, market experts and industry commentators have over the years put forth a series of “truths” about the North American polyolefin
It shouldn’t come as a surprise to any of our readers that the North American polymer industry is in the midst of a profound transformation.
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