Threats Challenging US Downstream Market 2020 Profitability

As the U.S. trade wars are prolonged with multiple countries, the battle is leaving the supply chain with few choices as impacts from the tariffs grow.

As the U.S. trade wars are prolonged with multiple countries, the battle is leaving the supply chain with few choices as impacts from the tariffs grow.

Trade tensions are just one threat and challenge facing the US Downstream Market 2020 profitability, but there are many more! Focusing on this, Reuters is pleased to release a brand new, complimentary whitepaper, Downstream Industry Threats & Challenges – The 2020 Outlook, a bitesize report to help you start 2020 with a bang – identify possible challenges and solve them now to get ahead.

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  • Trade Tensions – Complete 2019-2020 outlook of US and EU trade tensions, rethinking supply chain strategy, NAFTA/USMCA relations, the US-China Trade, and insight from the American Chemistry Council and Suzanne Foti, Vice President of Government and Public Affairs for Solvay on how to overcome these challenges.
  • Sustainability in Energy & The Circular Economy – Case studies from Bob Patel, CEO of Lyondellbasell on Alliance to End Plastic Waste (AEPW), Sarah Marshall, Director of Sustainability at Nova Chemical on Canadian Plastics Industry Association (CPIA), Diego Donoso, President of Dow Packaging & Specialty Plastics on their agreement with the Fuenix Ecogy Group as well as an out of industry case study from Amazon.
  • Poor Project Execution during 1st Wave Investment – A complete recap on barriers to successful project completion, organizational misalignment, unnecessary competition, unorganized project governance, inadequate project reviews and how it is affecting performance now.
  • Natural Disaster Prevention & investment – ACC on storm prevention, preparation, response and recovery.
  • Diversity & Inclusion – Updates from Mike Coyle, President of Chevron, execs from Marathon and ConocoPhillips on resource planning and programs, women in Downstream and the future of diversity.
  • Workforce Shortages & Development - Glenn Johnson, Director of Workforce Development for BASF on treating the problem and industry updates on industry gaps, skills gap, skilled labor risk management tools, training cost benefits, safety solutions and labor risk management.

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