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Honeywell wins contract for new PP unit in Algeria

The company will license its Oleflex technology for the 565,000 tons/year PP plant...

  • 11.09.2019

Egyptian PS producer E-Styrenics prepares to restart production

The announcement comes at a time when E-Styrenics is going through a restructuring program…

  • 09.09.2019

Saudi major globally applies significant drops on PE for Sept

A Saudi Arabian major revealed its September offers with notable drops that ranged from $50/ton to $120/ton in global PE markets. The producer’s latest pricing was mainly stirred by mediocre demand across Asian and Mediterranean destinations along with the ongoing US-China trade dispute...

  • 06.09.2019

September PP, PE offers announced lower in N. Africa, East Med

Players reluctant to make large purchases despite the recent drops…

  • 05.09.2019

PP, PE prices in Mid-East and Africa set to remain weak until end of Q3

In the Middle East, major regional producers have been mostly rolling or reducing their offers since June and a similar trend has prevailed since around the same time in the African PP and PE markets. Sluggish macroeconomic performance across both regions now looks set to keep the markets soft until the end of the third quarter...

  • 03.09.2019

Nigeria’s ELEME announces PP, PE offers for September

The latest prices are steady to softer by NGN15,000-20,000/ton ($41-55/ton) from last month…

  • 02.09.2019

Egypt’s ETHYDCO, SIDPEC announce Sept PE prices to local market

The local producers reduced offers significantly from last month….

  • 02.09.2019

LyondellBasell wins contract for new JV project in Algeria

The project includes a PDH unit in addition to a 550,000 tons/year PP plant...

  • 09.08.2019

Saudi major announces Aug PP, PE offers to Algeria

Prices indicated rollovers or slight decreases from last month...

  • 05.08.2019

Saudi major announces Aug PP, PE offers to Morocco

PE offers were rolled over while PP prices saw decreases of €80/ton from last month…

  • 01.08.2019

Import PP, PE prices for Aug announced in Nigeria, Kenya

Saudi major’s prices indicate rollovers to decreases…

  • 01.08.2019

SCE Chemicals to build new chlor-alkali plant in Morocco

The company selected Nuberg as the EPC lump sum contractor for its new chlor-alkali plant…

  • 10.07.2019

Nigeria signs continental free trade agreement

This leaves Eritrea as the only African country not to be part of the continental free trade…

  • 09.07.2019

Mid-Eastern producers announce July PP, PE prices to Egypt

New prices indicate notable decreases when compared to June…

  • 09.07.2019

July PP, PE offers announced in Algeria, Morocco

A major Saudi producer opted for a steady-to-soft pricing policy…

  • 08.07.2019

Egypt cuts subsidies for fuel

The decision raises domestic fuel prices by between 16% and 30%...

  • 05.07.2019

Bearish trend persists in July for PP, PE in Mid-East, Africa

PP and PE suppliers have approached the Middle-East and Africa markets mostly with decreases for July, although there were also rollovers in fits and starts, as was the case in June. Players have mostly blamed thin buying interest for the ongoing decreases across regional markets...

  • 04.07.2019

Egypt’s ETHYDCO announces July PE prices to local market

The producer issued decreases on the month…

  • 03.07.2019

Import and local PP, PE prices for June announced in Nigeria, Kenya

Nigerian ELEME’s offers were unchanged while a Saudi major cut offers to Kenya…

  • 12.06.2019

Continental free trade agreement comes into force in Africa

The agreement aims to boost intra-African trade and the continent’s position in the global trading market…

  • 30.05.2019

Egyptian pound at highest against US dollar in 2 years

The local currency gained strength as the completion of Egypt’s agreement with the IMF nears…

  • 30.05.2019

Tourists to Tanzania banned from taking any plastic bag

A total ban on the use of plastic bags is set to take effect on June 1…

  • 29.05.2019

BREAKING NEWS: Egyptian ministry shuts E-Styrenics plant permanently

The company stopped production altogether at its plant in Alexandria, Egypt…

  • 13.05.2019

May PP, PE offers to Mid-East, Africa remain stable to firm

PP and PE suppliers have maintained their firm stance for May and approached the Middle-East and Africa with rollovers to slight gains. However, players were skeptical about the workability of these hikes, pointing to limited demand...

  • 08.05.2019

Import and local PP, PE prices for May announced in Nigeria, Kenya

ELEME’s new offers saw increases ranging between NGN10,000/ton to NGN15,000/ton…

  • 02.05.2019

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