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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

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

Saudi major’s prices indicate rollovers to decreases…

  • 01.08.2019

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

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

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

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

Saudi major announces May PP, PE offers to Kenya

PE prices held mostly steady while PP saw increases of $20/ton from April…

  • 07.05.2019

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

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

Stable to firm trend pervades PP markets in Mid-East, Africa

New PP offers in the Middle Eastern markets have rolled over or increased from last month amid planned and unplanned shutdowns after firming attempts showed up sporadically but somehow failed to prevail across the region in February. March offers to African PP markets are also stable to firm, first time after one year...

  • 05.03.2019

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

Sentiment fails to improve in Feb across Mid-Eastern and African PP, PE markets

A lackluster sentiment has been clouding the PP and PE markets in Africa and Middle East since the second half of 2018. Some hike attempts have surfaced in February; however, comfortable supplies and moderate-to-low demand yet again kept prices relatively stable...

  • 12.02.2019

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

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

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