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PP and PE markets turn softer in Egypt, Mid-East

Following a long Eid al-Fitr break, PE and PP markets in Egypt and the Middle East started the new month on a bearish note. Pricing policies saw a change of direction for the first time in several months, with most suppliers reducing their prices or announcing rollovers...

  • 11.06.2019

June PP, PE offers announced in Lebanon, Jordan

New prices indicated rollovers to decreases from May…

  • 10.06.2019

Mid-Eastern producers announce April PP, PE offers to Lebanon, Jordan

The new offers indicate rollovers to increases compared to March…

  • 03.04.2019

April PE prices cautiously up in Mid-East, Africa; PP firms for 2nd month

Middle Eastern and African PE markets have leaned towards a steady-to-firm trend in April. PE prices followed divergent paths back in March after having been on a steady to soft note during the first two months of the year. PP markets are relatively stronger, meanwhile, as monthly hikes have somewhat gained momentum across the two regions...

  • 02.04.2019

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

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

Saudi major concludes Dec deals with decreases in Jordan

Deals were done $30/ton lower than the initial levels…

  • 12.12.2018

Mid-Eastern producers announce Dec PP, PE offers to Jordan, Lebanon

Players report hefty losses compared to last month…

  • 04.12.2018

Mid-Eastern producers announce Nov PP, PE offers to Jordan, Lebanon

Producers mostly opted to decrease their offers amid subdued buying activity…

  • 05.11.2018

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

Mid-Eastern producers reveal Oct PP, PE offers to Jordan, Lebanon

Sellers announced mostly rollovers to decreases amid unfavorable economic conditions…

  • 03.10.2018

September PP, PE offers emerge in Lebanon, Jordan

According to players operating in Lebanon and Jordan, Middle Eastern producers started to reveal their new PP and PE offers for September...

  • 06.09.2018

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

Initial August PP, PE offers emerge in Lebanon, Jordan

Players operating in Lebanon and Jordan reported that Middle Eastern producers started to announce their new August offers...

  • 08.08.2018

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

Initial July PP, PE offers emerge in Lebanon, Jordan

Players operating in Lebanon and Jordan reported that they started to receive new July offers from Middle Eastern producers...

  • 09.07.2018

Mid-Eastern PP, PE prices emerge for June in Lebanon, Jordan

Players operating in Lebanon and Jordan reported that they started to receive new June prices from Middle Eastern producers with...

  • 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

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

Import PE offers from Mid-East emerge for May in Lebanon, Jordan

Players in Jordan and Lebanon reported receiving May announcements from the Middle Eastern suppliers with...

  • 03.05.2018

Mid-Eastern producers reveal April PP, PE offers to Jordan, Lebanon

Players in Jordan and Lebanon reported receiving April announcements from the Middle Eastern suppliers with...

  • 16.04.2018

Jordanian media: Government suspends FTA with Turkey

According to the country’s local media sources, the cabinet of Jordan has decided to suspend the free trade agreement...

  • 13.03.2018

Mid-Eastern producers reveal March PP, PE offers to Jordan, Lebanon

Players in Jordan and Lebanon reported receiving March announcements from the Middle Eastern suppliers 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

Tight supply prompts steep PE hikes from Saudi major in global markets

Global PE markets continued to move north for February while a Saudi Arabian major pioneered steep increases in major markets. The producer pointed to...

  • 02.02.2018

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