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Platts Polymerscan Latin American Edition

Platts Polymerscan Latin American Edition is a regionalized market report specifically tailored to Latin America and its key domestic markets. The weekly report is published in Spanish, Portuguese and English and includes price assessments, news, commentary and supporting supply and demand fundamentals.


  • — Gain granular insight on key markets in the Latin America region to inform buying or selling strategies and to ensure contracts are negotiated from a position of knowledge;
  • — Capture the changing pricing dynamics across domestic markets by understanding new supply capacities;
  • — Track polymer resin production margins and determine supply and demand balances;
  • — Visualize trends and act on opportunities with polymer resin pricing charts which depict market activity;
  • — See how global upstream feedstock prices are moving with insight into the drivers behind price changes in local polymer resin markets.


  • • More than 40 spot price assessments from across the Latin America region, including: West Coast South America, Brazil and Mexico;
  • • Weekly arithmetic average of FAS Houston prices;
  • • Monthly price change percentages from upstream feedstocks through to polymer resins;
  • • Key cracker margins and spreads;
  • • Country level surplus/deficit balances for polyethylene and polypropylene;
  • • Table of scheduled plant maintenance;
  • • Market news and commentary from across the Latin America region;
  • • Assessment rationales published for every assessment commentary, as well as bids, offers, trades, and exclusions;
  • • Available in English, Spanish and Portuguese.