Petrochemicals: Navigating cyclicality and COVID-19 Webinar

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April 2, 2020
11:00am - 12:00pm

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S&P Global Platts

This webinar is now available for on-demand replay.

Our agenda explores:

1. US and Latin America Markets Overview

  • US Petchems and Oil Markets state of play
  • Latam market under international pressure
  • How has Latin polymers trade flow been affected by Forex?

2. US aromatics overview and outlook: Pressure to persist in 2020

  • Toluene and xylenes: Where is the demand center?
  • The impact of coronavirus and weaker energy: Prices to recover in 2020?

3. Polymers & Olefins: The cyclical downturn plus a pandemic. How long will it last?

  • COVID-19: Fallout on global supply chains
  • US PE oversupply and the state of PVC: the long and the short of it

4. Petrochemical Outlook and Forecast: Impact of low energy and feedstock prices.


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Guilherme Baida

Editor, Sr. Pricing Specialist, Petrochemicals, Latin America
S&P Global Platts

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Kevin Allen

Global Lead, Aromatics
S&P Global Platts


Kristen Hays

Global Market Lead, Polymers
S&P Global Platts


Matthew Cook

Associate Editorial Director, Americas Petrochemicals
S&P Global Platts


Rob Stier

Senior Lead, Petrochemicals Analytics
S&P Global Platts