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Egypt’s EPC, TCI Sanmar reveal H2 April PVC offers

Both producers chose to keep their offers steady for the second half…

  • 17.04.2019

Egypt's TCI Sanmar reveals H1 April PVC offers

The producer cut offers by EGP200/ton ($12/ton)…

  • 04.04.2019

April PE prices cautiously up in Mid-East, Africa; PP firms for 2nd month

Middle Eastern and African PE markets have leaned towards a steady-to-firm trend in April. PE prices followed divergent paths back in March after having been on a steady to soft note during the first two months of the year. PP markets are relatively stronger, meanwhile, as monthly hikes have somewhat gained momentum across the two regions...

  • 02.04.2019

Carbon Holdings delays construction start for Tahrir petchem project

The construction works are planned to start by the beginning of 2020…

  • 25.03.2019

March PE prices take split paths in Africa, Mid-East

In the Middle East, March PE offers from the regional suppliers emerged with rollovers to increases amid higher energy and upstream costs. However, rising costs have failed filter through the March prices in African PE markets, where prices remained stable or decreased from February...

  • 19.03.2019

Egypt's TCI Sanmar reveals H2 March PVC offers

Prices were steady from the previous half…

  • 18.03.2019

Egyptian pound appreciates against US dollar

The USD has decreased by more than 3% against the EGP since January…

  • 14.03.2019

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

ELEME rolled over PE prices and increased PP offers by NGN10,000-11,000/ton…

  • 04.03.2019

Egypt's TCI Sanmar reveals H2 February PVC offers

The producer hiked offers by EGP200/ton…

  • 18.02.2019

Thai Indorama acquires packaging business in Nigeria

The transaction is expected to be completed within this quarter…

  • 08.02.2019

Egypt's TCI Sanmar reveals H1 February PVC offers

The local producer held prices unchanged from their latest levels…

  • 07.02.2019

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

Nigerian players received stable to softer offers from the local producer ELEME…

  • 05.02.2019

Egypt’s PP and PE markets scramble to find clear direction

In Egypt, players started receiving new PP and PE offers for February from both local and import producers. However, the latest offers failed to discern a clear pricing trend as a major Saudi producer decided to go for hikes, while others opted for a steady-to-soft pricing policy ...

  • 05.02.2019

Egypt’s SIDPEC, ETHYDCO reveal February PE prices

Both producers announced decreases from last month…

  • 04.02.2019

Egypt’s central bank chief foresees exchange rate volatility

Egyptian pound might fluctuate in the days ahead after the termination of the repatriation mechanism…

  • 23.01.2019

Saudi Arabia plans new refinery, petchem plant in South Africa

Saudi Arabia previously pledged to invest $10 billion in South Africa…

  • 21.01.2019

Total and Sonatrach sign JV deal for new project in Algeria

The joint venture will be owned 51% by Sonatrach and the rest by Total…

  • 21.01.2019

Five Egyptian ports reopen after closures due to bad weather

The ports of Alexandria, Dekheila, Suez, Zeitiyat and Sharm al-Sheikh were reopened today…

  • 17.01.2019

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

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