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LATEST NEWS: Turkey’s Petkim lifts PP and LDPE prices

The producer last revised its offers down on June 17...

  • 17.09.2019

Sellers hold back PP, PE offers in Turkey as energy prices spike

Global oil benchmarks skyrocketed by more than $8/bbl or 15% on Monday settlements following a huge loss in oil supplies after attacks on Aramco…

  • 17.09.2019

More Saudi producers reduce output after Aramco attacks

Three more companies announced curtailed feedstock supplies…

  • 16.09.2019

Saudi producers cut operating rates after Aramco attacks

Kayan, Tasnee and Advanced Petrochemical are currently running their plants at lower rates…

  • 16.09.2019

China’s local PP, PE markets slightly recover on lower inventories, demand pick-up

Local PP and PE prices have firmed up after two-month weakening…

  • 13.09.2019

SEA producer cuts Sep PP, LDPE prices to Indonesia

New offers indicate decreases of $30/ton from August...

  • 10.09.2019

Indonesian producer lowers down PP, PE prices

A trader in Indonesia reported that a local producer started this week with decreases on their offers for PP and PE...

  • 09.09.2019

Spot LDPE, LLDPE prices hit a decade low in Italy

In Italy, PE prices have slumped further down, with the downtrend resuming after a mostly stable August. The larger-than-expected decreases in ethylene contracts pushed spot LLDPE prices to a decade low shortly after LDPE...

  • 09.09.2019

Saudi major globally applies significant drops on PE for Sept

A Saudi Arabian major revealed its September offers with notable drops that ranged from $50/ton to $120/ton in global PE markets. The producer’s latest pricing was mainly stirred by mediocre demand across Asian and Mediterranean destinations along with the ongoing US-China trade dispute...

  • 06.09.2019

September PP, PE offers announced lower in N. Africa, East Med

Players reluctant to make large purchases despite the recent drops…

  • 05.09.2019

Petlin conducts LDPE shutdown in Malaysia

The unit is planned to resume operations in October after a scheduled maintenance…

  • 05.09.2019

LATEST NEWS: Saudi major applies two-digit PE drops for Sept in Turkey

The producer has been under the downward pressure of cautious activity and aggressive US prices...

  • 05.09.2019

Malaysia’s local PE market dives to a decade low

In Malaysia, local PE prices have been tracking a downward trend for six consecutive weeks in the face of persistently weak market sentiment...

  • 05.09.2019

Mid-Eastern producers announce September PP, PE prices to Egypt

A major Saudi producer announced drops ranging between $30/ton and $90/ton over last month…

  • 04.09.2019

LATEST NEWS: Mid-East PE producer issues Sept prices to Turkey

HDPE film posted larger drops when compared to LDPE and LLDPE...

  • 04.09.2019

Saudi major announces Sept PP, PE prices to local market

The major producer announced decreases ranging between SAR75/ton and SAR118/ton…

  • 02.09.2019

LATEST NEWS: Turkey’s total polymer imports climb in July

The figures dropped year-on-year for PP copolymer, HDPE, PVC, EPS, ABS and PET, meanwhile...

  • 29.08.2019

Malaysian producer announces Sept PP, PE prices to local market

New offers indicated rollovers to decreases from last month…

  • 29.08.2019

LATEST NEWS: Saudi major announces Sept PE, PP offers to China

New PE offers indicated up to triple-digit drops from last month…

  • 28.08.2019

Vietnam PE market soft and cautious ahead of Sept Saudi offers

PE price downtrend in Vietnam may continue on weak demand, fewer regional shutdowns and more US material as it awaits Saudi offers for September shipments...

  • 28.08.2019

US LDPE becomes latest target in tit-for-tat tariffs

The trade war, which had previously seemed to be on the brink of softening, escalated to new levels after the US administration increased tariffs on $550 billion worth of Chinese imports by 5% in a tit-for-tat response to China's retaliatory tariffs on $75 billion worth of US goods...

  • 28.08.2019

LATEST NEWS: China’s July polymer imports climb 18% on year

Iran, China’s second largest polymer supplier since March, failed to rank in the top five in July...

  • 27.08.2019

US HDPE, LLDPE prices slump to new lows in Turkey

Thin demand from China amid trade war coupled with large capacity additions in the USA kept suppliers aggressive for American cargos...

  • 27.08.2019

China PP, PE markets stay weak on subdued demand

The downtrend in polyolefin markets that kicked off around mid-July has continued during the final days of August…

  • 27.08.2019

Sasol’s US cracker on track for start-up after resolving technical problem

A technical problem had interrupted the start-up at 1.5 million tons/year unit…

  • 27.08.2019

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