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Korean PS, ABS producers reveal February hikes to Turkey

In Turkey, two South Korean PS producers revealed their fresh offers for February cargos with $...

  • 20.01.2017

Turkish PP converters return from Domotex 2017

Several Turkish PP converters attended Domotex Carpet and Flooring Exhibition which was held on January 14-17, 2017 in Germany...

  • 19.01.2017

European PVC stabilizes at 2-month low in Turkey

In Turkey, import European PVC k67 prices gradually eased down starting from the second half of December after moving above the local European k67 market on dollar basis by...

  • 18.01.2017

Asian players report PE supply disruption from Qatar

Asian players have been reporting supply disruptions from Qatar recently, which has also been confirmed by...

  • 17.01.2017

Taiwanese ABS prices hit new threshold in Turkey

Import ABS prices continued to post increases given the pressure from rising costs in Turkey. A trader reported receiving additional hikes of $...

  • 16.01.2017

Record low lira dampens polymer demand in Turkey

Turkish players are facing a severe depreciation of the lira against foreign currencies now that the American dollar and euro renewed their records against the currency this week...

  • 13.01.2017

Turkey’s PP market comes back on par with China after 3 months

Import homo-PP prices in Turkey were trading well below the levels in China during the last three months. However...

  • 12.01.2017

Turkey’s PP, PE markets hold firm despite record low TL

The severe depreciation of the local currency against the US dollar and euro was the hot topic in Turkey’s polymer markets this week. Yet, polyolefin sellers sustained their firmer price goals...

  • 12.01.2017

Higher HDPE prices in Turkey, SEA narrow the gap with China

In China, the import HDPE market has been following a softening trend since mid-December contrary to the strong sentiments in Turkey and Southeast Asia. This has helped close...

  • 12.01.2017

Update on Turkey’s custom duties for 2017

Some updates have been made on customs duties and HS codes (Harmonized Commodity Description and Coding System) for particular products, effective as of January 1, 2017 in Turkey...

  • 10.01.2017

Turkey’s automotive market contracts in Dec, expands in 2016

Turkey’s passenger car and light commercial vehicle markets contracted by around...

  • 10.01.2017

Turkey’s vehicle registrations increase by 32.1% in Nov

According to data released by the Turkish Statistical Institute, the number of road motor vehicles registered to traffic reached a total of...

  • 10.01.2017

Petkim increases PP, LDPE offers

Turkey’s Petkim raised its list prices for PP and LDPE. The producer’s PP offers increased by...

  • 10.01.2017

Turkey’s retail sales increase slightly on the month in Nov

According to data released by the Turkish Statistical Institute, Turkey’s retail sales posted an increase on the month in November...

  • 09.01.2017

Turkey’s industrial output flat in Nov m-o-m

According to data from the Turkish Statistical Institute, Turkey’s industrial production remained flat in November on the month...

  • 09.01.2017

Turkey’s HIPS market gains premium over China after ten weeks

Turkey’s import PS markets were trading below China since July 2016, except for a few short-lived periods that the two markets were on par. According to ChemOrbis Price Index...

  • 06.01.2017

Turkey Freight Rate Update

Freight rates from China and Southeast Asia to the Turkish market have been announced with increases for the first half of January, according to MTS Izmir. The new rates will be in effect from January 1 until...

  • 06.01.2017

Turkey’s import PP, PE markets open January on upwards momentum

Import polyolefin prices in Turkey retained their bullish momentum this week as more suppliers approached the market with higher price goals for January. Rising PP and PE prices were already projected due to...

  • 06.01.2017

Market share of American PVC shrinks in Turkey, grows in China

According to ChemOrbis Import Statistics, American PVC has been losing its market share in Turkey since 2014 while imports of American PVC in China improved in 2016 contrary to the trend of the past four...

  • 04.01.2017

Gap between HIPS and PP raffia slightly narrows in Turkey

In Turkey, the gap between the locally-held HIPS and PP raffia markets was steadily widening since the middle of October and recently hit almost $...

  • 03.01.2017

Markit’s Turkey manufacturing PMI falls further in Dec

According to data released by Markit Economics, Turkish manufacturing activities showed more signals of deterioration in December...

  • 02.01.2017

How will global polyolefin markets welcome 2017?

Global polyolefin players have started 2017 following a year of struggle amidst volatile crude oil prices, political tensions across the globe and depreciating currencies especially following the presidential elections in the US. After a year of fluctuations, crude oil markets...

  • 02.01.2017

Turkey’s Nov polymer imports rise 17% on month, fall 4% on year

According to ChemOrbis Import Statistics, Turkey’s total polymer imports rose 17% in November on a monthly basis to...

  • 30.12.2016

Middle Eastern PP, PE sources seek Jan hikes in Turkey

In Turkey’s import PP and PE markets, initial offers and sell ideas were voiced with some increases for January based upon higher upstream costs in global markets...

  • 30.12.2016

Middle Eastern PE prices emerge for Jan in Turkey

In Turkey, Middle Eastern PE producers started to reveal their January prices with increases this week...

  • 29.12.2016

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