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Global polyethylene prices and trade flows have been hit by challenge after challenge, from the coronavirus pandemic since early 2020, the deep freeze in the US in February, to the recent container shortage that has driven freight rates to record highs. With the hurricane season still on in the US, new quality standards expected to be implemented in India, logistical issues in Europe, and polyethylene plant startups in the coming months, the question on when prices and trade flows will normalize continue to hound market participants.
S&P Global Platts market experts Heng Hui, Ashna Mishra and Sarah Trinder join Kristen Hays to share their insights on what's shaping global polyethylene markets today.
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