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LLDPE moves below €1000/ton in Europe, eyes on awaited US PE cargoes

In Europe, LDPE and LLDPE prices continued to hover at around their multi-year lows as the downward trend of PE was extended into 2019 with January prices witnessing decreases of €20 -€40/ton. Lingering holiday lull and overall ample supplies kept trading thin...

  • 17.01.2019

Global producers form alliance to end plastic waste

The alliance aims to invest $1.5 million over the next five years…

  • 16.01.2019

EU passenger car registrations continue downward trend in Dec

The market declined for the fourth month in a row…

  • 16.01.2019

European Plasticizers Update for H1 January

In the plasticizers market, players have come back to their activities last week given the long...

  • 15.01.2019

Lack of supply woes weigh on ABS rollovers in Europe

The ABS market is considered to be weaker than PS…

  • 15.01.2019

European PET erases hefty gains of 2018, notching 4th month of weakness

PET prices for January emerged mainly stable or with slight decreases compared to the previous month in the European markets, with January MEG contracts fully settling with a €35/ton decrease. Although an initial January settlement for PX was heard to be agreed with a similar decrease, negotiations are still ongoing...

  • 15.01.2019

Eurozone industrial output sees biggest fall in nearly 3 years in Nov

The production index decreased by 1.7% on a monthly basis...

  • 14.01.2019

Versalis halts production at Priolo cracker in Italy

A fire broke out at one of the furnaces at the company’s cracker…

  • 14.01.2019

Ineos Styrolution announces Jan ABS offers in Europe

The producer’s January pricing policy defied lower costs…

  • 11.01.2019

BREAKING NEWS: Ineos lifts FM on PP supply from Grangemouth

The company could not be reached for comments…

  • 11.01.2019

Correction: Vestolit resumes PVC production in Germany, FM still in place

Operations at the company’s Marl site has been back online…

  • 11.01.2019

BREAKING NEWS: Vestolit lifts FM on PVC production from Germany

The company resumed operations after feedstock related disruptions eased…

  • 10.01.2019

PS producers’ January offers defy lower styrene in Europe

European PS suppliers approached their local markets with rollovers to slight increases regardless of the unexpected fall in the January styrene settlement. Adopting a similar pricing policy, one of the suppliers raised its export PS offers to the nearby Turkish market...

  • 10.01.2019

PVC offers emerge stable to softer for January in Europe

A few producers in West Europe aim to avoid from reflecting the entire half of the drop in ethylene contracts…

  • 08.01.2019

LATEST NEWS: January MEG contracts settle in Europe

The new settlement indicated the fourth monthly decrease in a row…

  • 08.01.2019

Size of January drops under discussion in Europe’s PE markets

PE converters are bracing themselves for another round of smaller decreases than the monomer drop…

  • 07.01.2019

Trinseo announces Jan PS offers in Europe

The producer raised its prices after two months of drops…

  • 07.01.2019

Ineos Styrolution announces Jan PS offers in Europe

The producer raised offers for the first time after 3 consecutive months of decreases…

  • 04.01.2019

LATEST NEWS: January styrene contract settles in Europe

The new settlement indicated drops despite earlier expectations…

  • 03.01.2019

Ban on plastic cotton swabs comes into effect in Italy

Italy became the first EU country to implement a ban on non-biodegradable cotton swabs…

  • 03.01.2019

Initial Jan buy, sell ideas voiced in Europe’s PP market

As players are gradually returning from holidays, sell and buy ideas for January are being expressed on a stable to softer note in line with the earlier expectations...

  • 03.01.2019

Eurozone manufacturing growth continues to falter in Dec

The final reading was down from 51.8 in November…

  • 02.01.2019

LATEST NEWS: January benzene contracts settle in Europe

The new contracts were settled with decreases…

  • 02.01.2019

LATEST NEWS: January ethylene, propylene contracts settle in Europe

The contracts were agreed with decreases from December…

  • 02.01.2019

A look back at Asian, European ABS markets in 2018: Prices remain weak for 9 months in sync with styrene

ABS markets both in Europe and Asia made a bullish start to 2018 and preserved the upward trend during most of the first quarter on the back of rising costs. However, both markets witnessed a visible softening trend for the last three quarters to end the year on multi-year lows...

  • 28.12.2018

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