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Platts Global Polyolefins Outlook

Platts Global Polyolefins Outlook provides a quarterly 10-year supply and demand analysis for polyethylene and polypropylene, and a short-term outlook for ethylene and derivatives, and propylene and derivatives - equipping you with insight, integrated data, and direct contact with our analysts.


• Customize and analyze: with excel data downloads you can model data relevant to your business

• Spot trends with ease: quickly identify trends and process vast quantities of data

• Seize opportunities: stay ahead of your competition, with intelligence to help you understand key regional and global market activity

• Strategize with confidence: develop inherently strong pricing and business strategy by referencing daily and historical spot and contract price assessments

Whether you're a strategic planner, risk manager, research analyst, trader or broker, Platts Global Polyolefins Outlook is a vital tool for anyone working in the polymer markets.


We cover short-term ethylene and derivatives, propylene and derivatives, and long-term polyethylene and polypropylene:

• Supply and demand balance by country

• GDP forecasts by country

• Trade data

• Plant outages

• Operating rates

• Cost of production

• Margin and price forecasts