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Petrochemical & Plastics Overview and Coverage


Monthly Petrochemical & Plastics Analysis (MPA) Overview

This report (sometimes called the yellow report) provides continuous U.S. market coverage of more than 30 petrochemicals and plastics, including the following for each product:

Presented Each Month:
  • Up to date market conditions and analysis
  • Current rolling pricing information
  • 18-24 month rolling quarterly pricing forecast
  • 18-24 month rolling production and capacity forecast
  • Latest production and foreign trade statistics
Presented Once per Year:
  • Capacities and utilization rates with 3-4 year forecast
  • Supply and demand balances with 3-4 year forecast
  • Manufacturing economics with profitability
  • Historical pricing tables and graphs

The forecasts in the MPA are tied directly to the ongoing analyses and forecasts presented in our feedstocks study, the MFA.


Monthly Petrochemical & Plastics Analysis (MPA) Coverage

The following is a list of products covered by the MPA Report. Call us for a complimentary issue.

  • ABS Resin
  • Acetone
  • Acrylonitrile & Acrylic Fiber
  • Benzene
  • Butadiene
  • Cumene
  • Cyclohexane & Nylon Resin & Fiber
  • Ethylene
  • Ethylene Glycol
  • High Density Polyethylene
  • Low Density Polyethylene
  • Linear Low Density Polyethylene
  • Methanol
  • Ortho-xylene
  • Para-xylene
  • PET Resin
  • Phenol
  • Phthalic Anhydride
  • Polypropylene
  • Polystyrene
  • Polyvinyl Chloride
  • Polycarbonate Resin
  • Propylene
  • Propylene Glycol & Unsat Polyester Resin
  • PTA & Polyester Fiber
  • Styrene
  • Toluene
  • Ethylene Oxide
  • Vinyl Chloride Monomer