Plastics Market Intelligence
Make plastics market expertise your edge
Plastics have transformed everyday life — their impact on most manufacturing, wholesaling, and retailing processes have grown exponentially in recent decades. But resins and most crude oil byproducts are vulnerable to significant price fluctuations. StoneX Market Intelligence arms businesses in the plastics markets with the insights and tools they need to understand the plastics markets better, make more informed purchasing decisions, and protect their profit margins from price volatility.
- Fundamental + technical plastics market analysis
- Price movement analysis
- Global coverage
- Expert plastics market commentary
- One powerful platform
The StoneX Plastics Team offers two types of market insight on polyethylene and polypropylene resins in the US. The Weekly Brief Plastics Video Update is a 3-4 minute market report that features StoneX Plastics Analyst, Howard Rappaport. Howard is a veteran chemical industry executive and consultant with decades of supply chain management. Drawing on his 40 years of experience in the industry, Howard provides a near-term outlook on potential price movement.
The Bi-Weekly Plastics Report is Howard’s written overview of the market, with the added insight of Alex Hodes, Energy Analyst.
Both the Weekly Report and the Video Updates outline key drivers and dynamics that influence cash costs and market prices, including supply and demand, trade activity, inventory levels and feedstock conditions.
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For businesses with plastics market exposure, the StoneX Essential Bundle also features a bi-monthly Polyolefins Update, which includes price data and insights on polyethylene and polypropylene.
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