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Turkey’s local PVC k67 market trimmed by 2% since 2019 starts

Slack demand stemming from reduced consumption overweighed supply concerns in January...

  • 17.01.2019

Turkey’s home sales increase year-on-year in December

136,845 houses were sold in Turkey last month…

  • 16.01.2019

Turkey’s retail sales volume down on year, up on month in Nov

The index decreased by 6.3% year-on-year and increased by 0.1% month-on-month…

  • 15.01.2019

Turkey’s automotive market shrinks in 2018

Carmakers produced 1.5 million vehicles last year…

  • 15.01.2019

Turkey’s industrial output down for 3rd straight month in Nov

Industrial production was down by 6.5% year-on-year…

  • 14.01.2019

Saudi major issues drops for January in global PE markets

PE prices extended their downward trend into the new year in major markets. A Saudi Arabian major also issued a new round of drops for January in China, Turkey, Middle East and Africa...

  • 11.01.2019

Domestic PS, EPS prices unveiled for Jan in Turkey

The latest list prices from producers represented rollovers to drops compared to December...

  • 10.01.2019

Freight Rate Update

Rates from China and Southeast Asia to Turkey were adjusted down following initial hikes for January, according to MTS Izmir...

  • 08.01.2019

European PS, ABS prices unveiled for Jan in Turkey

The recent announcements shrugged off lower styrene and butadiene settlements in the region…

  • 08.01.2019

LATEST NEWS: Saudi major reveals Jan PE offers to Turkey

The producer’s latest price levels represented slight drops from December...

  • 08.01.2019

Local PET producer issues decreases in Turkey

Demand showed a slight uptick in response to the seller’s price revision…

  • 04.01.2019

Turkey’s vehicle registrations up on month, down on year in Nov

Registrations jumped by 74.7% compared with October…

  • 04.01.2019

Turkish players evaluate the imposed anti-dumping duty on Iran PS

Turkey’s Ministry of Economy enacted an anti-dumping duty of 11.3% on PS imports originating from Iran. The duty entered into force on December 31, 2018. Players were not caught by surprise as expectations had already called for an extra duty of of 11-14% ...

  • 04.01.2019

Freight Rate Update

Rates from China and Southeast Asia to Turkey were revealed higher for January, according to MTS Izmir...

  • 03.01.2019

Turkey’s manufacturing shows further weakening in December

The headline PMI was down marginally to 44.2...

  • 02.01.2019

LATEST NEWS: Turkey’s polymer imports up 2% on month, down 9% on year in Nov

According to ChemOrbis Import Statistics, Turkey’s total polymer imports gained 2% in November on a monthly basis to around 343,000 tons. However, they were down by 9% on a yearly basis...

  • 02.01.2019

Turkey’s foreign trade statistics announced for Nov

Foreign trade deficit narrowed sharply by 89.8% …

  • 02.01.2019

BREAKING NEWS: Turkey imposes anti-dumping duty on Iranian PS

Imports of PS originating from Iran are now subject to an anti-dumping rate of 11.3%...

  • 02.01.2019

What lies ahead for global polymer markets in 2019? More clouds?

Petrochemical players have left a stormy 2018 behind amid the impact of the US-China war on the flow of trade, fears of a slowdown in global economies and volatile oil markets...

  • 02.01.2019

Turkey’s capacity utilization steady at around three-year low

The rate in December was unchanged from November at 74.1%...

  • 28.12.2018

Updates on Turkey’s latest plastic bag ban

The ban exempts plastic bags used to contain fruit, vegetables, and baked goods…

  • 27.12.2018

Turkey’s sectoral confidence indices announced for Dec

Construction index declined while services and retail trade increased…

  • 26.12.2018

A look back at Turkey’s PP and PE markets in 2018: Tough economic environment gives polyolefin players a rough ride

Polyolefin players faced quite tough times throughout 2018 due to the depreciation of the Turkish lira against the USD and the euro. The political tensions between major economies also altered the balance of global trade...

  • 25.12.2018

Turkey’s consumer confidence slides again in December

The index resumed declines, after rebounding in November…

  • 21.12.2018

A look back at PVC markets of Turkey and Europe in 2018: Reduced consumption in Turkey counterbalanced by low supplies in Europe

Turkey’s PVC market faced stiff times this year amid economic challenges. This consequently resulted in largely reduced exports to Turkey from Europe, where the local PVC markets steadily softened for the most part of the year...

  • 21.12.2018

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