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Global producers form alliance to end plastic waste

The alliance aims to invest $1.5 million over the next five years…

  • 16.01.2019

Six ports shut temporarily in Egypt due to bad weather

Closed ports include Suez, Alexandria and Dekheila…

  • 14.01.2019

Players tread with caution in Mid-Eastern and African PP, PE markets

PP and PE markets in the Middle East and Africa have had a quiet start to the year as a lack of consensus on the market outlook found reflection in the trading activities. New offers for January were revealed steady to softer from last month, sustaining the same trend in place for the large part of last year...

  • 08.01.2019

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

The new offers indicated rollovers to decreases from December…

  • 07.01.2019

A look back at Middle Eastern, African PP markets in 2018: Softening trend prevails on tepid demand

Middle Eastern and African PP markets started the year with strong pricing policies because of several shutdowns at the regional plants and then-high monomer and feedstock costs. However, the latter half of the year saw markets track the global downtrend amid poor macroeconomic conditions and political uncertainties...

  • 27.12.2018

Bearish trend pervades Mid-East and African PE markets in 2018

PE prices have tracked a downward trend for the most part of 2018 in the Middle East and Africa. Local and import markets have been falling for the last 8- 9 months in a row. ChemOrbis Price Indices currently represent the lowest levels of the past few years in many countries across these regions...

  • 13.12.2018

Saudi major reveals December PP, PE offers to Tunisia

New offers suggested declines from November…

  • 11.12.2018

Import PP, PE offers for Dec emerge in South Africa, Nigeria

New prices reflected the global bearish trend…

  • 06.12.2018

Mid-Eastern suppliers announce Dec PP, PE offers in Algeria

A Saudi major’s offers were down by $30-50/ton from November…

  • 06.12.2018

Nigeria’s ELEME announces PP, PE offers for December

The latest offers were NGN16,000-25,000/ton ($44-69/ton) lower from last month…

  • 05.12.2018

Indorama announces PET, PTA turnaround schedule for Q4

Three PET and eight PTA units are set for maintenance shutdowns in the final quarter…

  • 08.11.2018

Saudi producers announce Nov PP, PE offers in Algeria

New prices suggested rollovers to decreases compared to last month…

  • 07.11.2018

Algeria’s Sonatrach to sign deal for new propylene unit in Turkey

The company expects to sign a final agreement for the Algerian-Turkish project by late 2018…

  • 08.10.2018

PE sustains soft path in October across Africa, Mid-East

Import PE prices in the markets of Africa and the Middle East surfaced with rollovers to drops for another month. October has been the 7th consecutive month that the market followed a similar trend...

  • 05.10.2018

Import PP, PE prices for Oct revealed in Kenya

Sellers adopted a stable to slightly softer pricing policy amid slow demand…

  • 04.10.2018

Import and local PP, PE offers for Oct emerge in Nigeria

Sellers have kept prices largely unchanged or decreased in line with the tepid demand…

  • 04.10.2018

Kenyan buyer receives Sept PE offers from Saudi major

An end product manufacturer in Kenya reported receiving new PE offers for September from a Saudi major with...

  • 18.09.2018

Saudi major revises Sept PP, PE offers down to Algeria

In Algeria, a trader reported that a Saudi major has downwardly revised its initial PP and PE offers for September...

  • 18.09.2018

Egypt's EPC reveals H2 September PVC offers, shuts plant

Egypt’s local PVC producer, EPC, has announced its new offers for the second half of September with...

  • 17.09.2018

African PP, PE markets on a weak note for 6 months

Initial PP and PE prices for September have mostly held stable or been subjected to some decreases in the African markets since the overall buying interest failed to improve particularly in the north after...

  • 11.09.2018

PP, PE markets face stable to softer trend for the 5th month in a row in Mid-East, Africa

In the Middle East and Africa, most regional producers revealed their PP and PE offers for August with rollovers to decreases. According to ChemOrbis Price Indices, this is marked as the fifth consecutive month that both markets have been on...

  • 13.08.2018

Egypt’s E-Styrenics restarts PS unit

Egypt’s local PS producer E-Styrenics has begun restarting its PS unit in Alexandria, Egypt after receiving first styrene shipment on August 8, a source close to the company reported...

  • 09.08.2018

Saudi major adopts similar pricing policy for Aug PP, PE in export markets

Players confirmed that a major Saudi producer adopted a similar pricing policy in its export markets for August after July’s divergent pricing policies. Accordingly, the producer...

  • 03.08.2018

Date set for construction of Tahrir petchem project

Egypt’s Carbon Holdings has set a date for the engineering and construction works to begin at Tahrir petrochemical complex in...

  • 20.07.2018

Stable to soft trend retained in July PP, PE offers to Mid-East, Africa

Players operating both in the Middle Eastern and African markets have received July PP and PE prices with mostly rollovers to decreases. Although some suppliers attempted for...

  • 10.07.2018

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