Americas Petrochemical Outlook H2 2018

Published September 2018

Uncertainty about the potential impacts of escalating trade tensions with China are at the forefront of Americas petrochemicals markets heading into the second half of 2018, particularly as some are still wrestling with changing dynamics that have come with recent capacity expansions.

Firming feedstock prices and strong domestic buying also have proved noteworthy, and have contributed to strengthening pricing in the region.

This special outlook report takes a look at the key themes expected to shape key Americas petrochemicals markets in the months ahead.