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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

Saudi major applies decreases in global PE markets for December

The year-end lull in global PE markets coupled with falling upstream prices shaped the major producer’s pricing policy for this month. Accordingly, the producer came with visible price decreases across the board...

  • 07.12.2018

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

New prices reflected the global bearish trend…

  • 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

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

Nigeria’s ELEME reveals PP, PE offers for November

The local producer’s HDPE offers indicated decreases…

  • 02.11.2018

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 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

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

Nigeria’s ELEME keeps Sept PP, PE offers unchanged

According to a source close to the company, the Nigerian producer, ELEME, kept its offers for PP and PE unchanged...

  • 06.09.2018

Nigeria’s ELEME revises initial Aug PP, PE offers down

According to a source close to the company, the Nigerian producer, ELEME, has downwardly revised its initial PP and PE offers for August...

  • 27.08.2018

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

Import PP, PE offers for August emerge in Nigeria

In Nigeria, import PE and PP offers from the Middle East emerged with rollovers to decreases ranging between $...

  • 07.08.2018

Nigeria’s ELEME keeps August PP, PE offers stable

Nigeria’s local producer, ELEME, kept its offers for PP and PE unchanged for the second month in a row...

  • 03.08.2018

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

Nigeria’s ELEME issues rollovers on PP, PE offers for July

Nigeria’s local producer, ELEME, kept its offers for PP and PE unchanged after following divergent pricing policies in June...

  • 03.07.2018

Import PP, PE prices for June emerge in Nigeria

In Nigeria, a trader received new PP and PE offers for June shipments from Middle Eastern and Asian suppliers with...

  • 12.06.2018

Nigeria’s ELEME reveals PP, PE offers for June

In Nigeria, the local producer ELEME rolled over its LLDPE, PP prices for June while the producer applied increases of NGN...

  • 05.06.2018

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

Nigeria’s ELEME reveals PP, PE offers for H2 May

After revealing its initial offers for May with rollovers, Nigeria’s local producer, ELEME, has announced its new offers for the second half of May with...

  • 16.05.2018

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

Nigeria’s ELEME issues rollovers on PP, PE offers for May

Nigeria’s local producer, ELEME, kept its offers for PP and PE unchanged for the second consecutive month in May...

  • 03.05.2018

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