Rising Demand, Lost Production Boost Pricing

Adams, Jarret
July 1999
Chemical Week;7/7/1999, Vol. 161 Issue 26, p22
Trade Publication
Focuses on the rising feedstock costs and plant outages that lifted olefins and derivatives prices. Growth in price of ethylene; Increase in use of polyethylene in the United States; Countries that help spur the price of polyvinyl chloride.


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