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Asian ABS players turn cautious after recent rally

Import ABS markets in China and the South East Asia ended last week with additional increases, supported by strong upstream styrene costs and lower stocks. However, the tide seems to be turning as players have turned cautious in view of the weak state of demand and the recent plunge in ACN costs...

  • 16.07.2019

Operational upset at Shell’s Bukom refinery and petchem complex

The incident reportedly resulted in flaring while no injuries have been reported...

  • 15.07.2019

Indonesian producer keeps local PP, PE prices stable

A trader reported that a local producer keeping its list prices for PP and PE grades stable at the start of this week...

  • 15.07.2019

Local PE prices firm up in Thailand

The recent price gains in the import market have encouraged local sellers to hike their offers...

  • 12.07.2019

China’s export PET market faces correction after rising 10% from two-year-low

PET markets in China have posted slight decreases recently following three consecutive weeks of gains, which is regarded as a correction among players since export prices out of China hit a two-year-low in mid-June and rose almost $100/ton in the following weeks, suggests ChemOrbis Price Index...

  • 10.07.2019

Indonesian producer lifts PPH, PPRC prices; keeps PPBC, PE stable

The producer applied increase on its homo-PP and PPRC offers at the start of this week while keeping its list prices for PE and PPBC stable...

  • 08.07.2019

India hikes customs duty rates of several plastic imports

The list includes LLDPE, LDPE, chlorinated PVC resin and PET flake…

  • 05.07.2019

Import homo-PP prices in SEA respond to firmer China

Prices have slightly rebounded from two-year low…

  • 05.07.2019

Indonesia delays imposition of duties on plastic bags

Plastics bags will cost 450-500 rupiah on average after duties...

  • 05.07.2019

Austrian ALPLA and Thai PTTGC to build recycling plant

The proposed plant will be the first circular plastic recycling plant in Thailand…

  • 03.07.2019

Operating conditions in ASEAN deteriorate in June

The headline PMI slipped into contraction territory...

  • 01.07.2019

Indonesian producer keeps local PP, PE prices stable

A trader reported that a local producer keeping its list prices for PE and PP grades stable at the start of this week...

  • 01.07.2019

Will low ABS demand in Asia outshine cost-driven hikes?

Negative margins on the side of ABS makers coupled with higher spot butadiene prices in Asia helped import prices gain ground starting from mid-June in China. Southeast Asian ABS markets, however, have been unresponsive to the recent firming mainly due to discouraging buying appetite...

  • 28.06.2019

Petronas and Plastic Energy to collaborate in chemical recycling in Malaysia

The companies will jointly perform a feasibility study to build a new recycling plant…

  • 27.06.2019

PRefChem plans to restart cracker in Malaysia

The cracker was shut due to a fire in April…

  • 26.06.2019

Malaysian producer announces July PP, PE prices to local market

New offers indicate monthly decreases of up to MYR460/ton...

  • 26.06.2019

HMC Polymers announces plans for new PP plant in Thailand

The new plant will bring HMC’s total PP capacity to over 1 million tons…

  • 26.06.2019

EU and Vietnam to sign free trade agreement

The agreement will eliminate 99% of all tariffs on both sides…

  • 25.06.2019

Indonesian producer keeps local PP,PE prices stable except for HDPE and PPBC

A trader reported that a local producer applied decreases on its HDPE film and PPBC inj. offers at the start of this week from their most recent...

  • 24.06.2019

PVC downturn persists in China’s local market despite bullish imports

Local PVC prices in China have maintained their softening path recently, disregarding the fact that Asia’s import markets remain firm on the back of the continuing tightness of supply...

  • 20.06.2019

Local PVC prices move higher in Malaysia

The market hits around a four-month high...

  • 19.06.2019

Asian PET sellers attempt for hikes on recovering demand

Sellers renew confidence after several weeks of declines…

  • 19.06.2019

GAIL becomes first mLLDPE producer in India

The Indian producer has successfully produced mLLDPE on its UNIPOL PE reactor line…

  • 18.06.2019

Chandra Asri set for PP, PE maintenance in Indonesia

The shutdown is expected to last for around a month…

  • 18.06.2019

Asian spot ethylene market plunges to decade low

The monthly average of spot ethylene prices on CFR Far East Asia basis has plunged by $80/ton so far this month and hit its lowest level since May 2009 by breaking the $800/ton CFR threshold, data from ChemOrbis Price Wizard showed...

  • 18.06.2019

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