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

Players reluctant to make large purchases despite the recent drops…

  • 05.09.2019

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

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

July PP, PE offers announced in Algeria, Morocco

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

  • 08.07.2019

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

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

Mid-Eastern producers announce March PP, PE offers to North Africa

Players reported moderate demand and comfortable supplies…

  • 06.03.2019

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

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

Saudi suppliers reveal September PP, PE offers to N. Africa

Players in North Africa report that they started receiving new PP and PE prices for September from Saudi suppliers with...

  • 07.09.2018

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

Saudi suppliers reveal August PP, PE offers to N. Africa

In North Africa, a Saudi producer lowered its August offers to Morocco for LDPE film while...

  • 09.08.2018

Saudi major announces July PP, PE offers to N. Africa

Players in Algeria and Morocco reported receiving PP and PE prices from a Saudi major for July...

  • 16.07.2018

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

June PP, PE offers emerge from Mid-East in North Africa

Players in Tunisia, Morocco and Algeria reported receiving PP and PE prices from the Middle Eastern suppliers for June with...

  • 04.06.2018

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

April PP, PE offers emerge from Mid-East in North Africa

Players in Tunisia, Morocco and Algeria reported receiving PP and PE prices from the Middle Eastern suppliers for April with...

  • 04.04.2018

Saudi suppliers reveal March PP, PE offers to Tunisia, Morocco

According to players in Tunisia and Morocco, Saudi producers started to reveal their new PP and PE offers for March with...

  • 06.03.2018

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 hikes to Algeria, Morocco, Tunisia

Players in Tunisia, Morocco and Algeria reported receiving PP and PE prices from Saudi producers with increases in line with...

  • 05.02.2018

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

More Jan PP, PE offers surface in Tunisia, Morocco

Players in Tunisia and Morocco have been reporting more PP and PE prices from Middle Eastern producers...

  • 05.01.2018

Turkey extends safeguard measures on PET imports

According to a statement published in the Official Gazette on November 8, 2017 Turkey's Council of Ministers agreed to extend the existing safeguard measures on PET imports, which will expire...

  • 08.11.2017

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