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09 April 2021

The Chemical Reaction

Report summary

Welcome to the Chemical Reaction. In this rolling blog Wood Mackenzie analysts bring you their take on the trends and stories impacting the chemical industry. This includes: • Mergers and acquisitions • New asset announcements, projects and closures • Earnings reports from major chemical companies • Trends in the chemical industry. This is covered across Wood Mackenzie's full range of chemicals with analysts globally highlighting the key events in their region – and giving their take on events.

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Tables and charts

This report includes 22 images and tables including:

  • Global installed capacity by substrate in 2020 (kt)
  • Current global cellophane capacity by country
  • PET resin prices
  • PX - Naphtha Asian price spread
  • Selected properties of spider silk and other high-performance materials
  • Companies at the forefront of spider silk commercialisation
  • European BOPA film demand 2015 - 2025
  • Shipping container market rates from Shanghai
  • Sarawak PetChem's methanol plant location
  • 2019 Ethylene Cost of Production for Asia Ex-China, highlighting SK Global Assets
  • Trend in global viscose staple capacity
  • Trend in global lyocell capacity
  • Belarus man-made fibres (MMF) exports by destination
  • North American EPS market share by producer
  • European MEG and ethylene contract prices looking across the past decade

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    Q2 2019 The Chemical Reaction.pdf

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    Q2 2020 The Chemical Reaction.pdf

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