Global Polymer Conversations: PE and PP review of Q1 2021 and outlook

Author Argus

In this episode of Global Polymer Conversations, Argus VP of Petrochemicals Muhamad Fadhil and reporters Yee Ying Ang and Matt Rajendra discuss the outlook for global polyethylene (PE) and polypropylene (PP).

Together, they discuss the first three months of 2021, new capacities in China and the global container crunch.

On September 4, 2020, Argus launched two new reports, the Global Polyethylene and Global Polypropylene, providing readers with an in-depth view on petrochemical feedstocks, resin pricing, buy-side information and freight. To know more about the service, please visit:

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