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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

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

Import PP, PE prices for Nov revealed in Kenya and Nigeria

Players received steady to softer offers from the Saudi major and South Korean producers…

  • 07.11.2018

Import PP, PE prices for Oct revealed in Kenya

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

  • 04.10.2018

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

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

Import PP, PE prices for Sept revealed in Kenya

Traders in Kenya have started to receive new PP and PE prices from Saudi producers for September...

  • 05.09.2018

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

August PE offers emerge in South Africa, Kenya

In South Africa, a Saudi producer revealed its new offers with decreases amid the global downward trend and the...

  • 09.08.2018

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

Import PP, PE prices for July revealed in Kenya

Traders in Kenya have started to receive July PP and PE prices from Middle Eastern and Indian producers...

  • 06.07.2018

African players receive June PP, PE offers amid seasonal lull

In Africa’s polyolefin markets, players have received June offers with mostly rollovers to slight decreases from May in the midst of a seasonal lull. Following a Saudi major’s price announcement for the month, more suppliers have...

  • 05.06.2018

Saudi major adopts divergent policies for June PE in global markets

A Saudi Arabian major revealed its new PE prices in global markets while the producer adopted divergent pricing policies for June...

  • 01.06.2018

Import PP, PE prices for June surface in Kenya

Players in Kenya reported receiving fresh June offers from Middle Eastern and Indian sources with...

  • 31.05.2018

June expectations surface in Mid-Eastern, African polyolefin markets

Polyolefin players in the Middle East and Africa started to voice their expectations for June on a mostly stable to softer note in the midst of opposite pressures coming from...

  • 25.05.2018

PE producers approach Middle East and Africa with decreases for May

Import May PE offers were revealed mostly with decreases ranging within a wide range in the Middle East and Africa in line with earlier expectations. Most players attributed producers’ lower pricing policies mainly to...

  • 04.05.2018

Import PP, PE offers for April revealed in Kenya, Tanzania

Import PP, PE offers from the Middle East started to be revealed in Kenya and Tanzania. Players reported receiving...

  • 11.04.2018

March PP, PE offers from Mid-East revealed in Kenya, Tanzania

Import PP, PE offers from the Middle East started to be revealed in Kenya and Tanzania with considerable hikes for March...

  • 09.03.2018

Upward trend gains momentum in Feb across Mid-East, Africa

In Africa and the Middle East, February PP and PE offers were revealed with increases based on...

  • 07.02.2018

Saudi producers reveal Feb PP, PE offers to Kenya, Tanzania

Import PP, PE offers from two Saudi producers started to be revealed in Kenya and Tanzania with immense hikes for February...

  • 05.02.2018

Tight supply prompts steep PE hikes from Saudi major in global markets

Global PE markets continued to move north for February while a Saudi Arabian major pioneered steep increases in major markets. The producer pointed to...

  • 02.02.2018

PP, PE markets head for second month of firming in Mid-East, Africa

In the Middle East and Africa, January PP and PE deals were mostly wrapped up with rollovers to some increases on the heels of the globally bullish trend and firming costs. As for February, players expect to receive new offers on...

  • 25.01.2018

Jan PP, PE offers from Mid-East revealed higher in Kenya, Tanzania

Import PP, PE offers from the Middle East continue to be revealed in Kenya following January hikes of $20-40/ton from two Saudi sources. Players in Tanzania also reported receiving January offers for...

  • 10.01.2018

Saudi producers announce PP, PE offers for Jan to Kenya

Two Saudi producers announced their January offers to Kenya mostly with increases...

  • 03.01.2018

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