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Malaysia’s Petlin plans to shut LDPE unit by July

The maintenance work will last for approximately 45 days…

  • 14.01.2019

Sasol’s Lake Charles project progresses but faces delay

The LLDPE unit was expected to start up by the end of December 2018…

  • 14.01.2019

Thai PTTGC plans to restart LDPE unit

The unit was shut in December last year…

  • 14.01.2019

Indonesian producer cuts local PP and PE prices further

A trader reported that a local producer started this week with fresh decreases...

  • 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

Mid-Eastern producer announces Jan PE offers to SE Asia

New offers indicate no changes when compared to December...

  • 10.01.2019

Saudi producers conclude January PP, PE deals lower in Egypt

A Saudi major’s latest deals suggested decreases of up to $120/ton for PE and $30/ton for PP…

  • 09.01.2019

Petronas-Aramco JV starts trial runs for RAPID project

The second cargo of 2 million barrels of Saudi crude oil was received last week…

  • 08.01.2019

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

The producers’ new offers are down for HDPE and LDPE...

  • 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

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

Indonesian producer reduces local PP and PE prices

A trader in Indonesia reported that a local producer started this week with...

  • 07.01.2019

Import and local PP, PE offers revealed for Jan in UAE

Emirati players received rollovers to decreases from producers…

  • 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

Initial Jan PP, PE offers announced in Saudi Arabia

The Saudi major’s latest PP offers were SAR75/ton below December levels…

  • 02.01.2019

Malaysian producer reveals Jan PP, PE offers to local market

New offers indicated decreases when compared to last month…

  • 27.12.2018

SE Asian producer reveals Jan PP, LDPE offers to Malaysia

New offers indicate up to three-digit decreases on the month…

  • 25.12.2018

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

LATEST NEWS: Initial January PP, PE prices announced to Indonesia

A Southeast Asian producer issued its new offers with visible drops...

  • 20.12.2018

China’s Satellite submits environmental report for petchem project

The project includes a new ethane cracker as well as several derivative units…

  • 19.12.2018

A look back at European PP, PE markets in 2018: LDPE, LLDPE near 4-year-lows; HDPE, PP stand relatively firm

In Europe, spot LDPE and LLDPE prices have tracked a downward path for the most part of 2018. As a part of the global phenomena, however, spot PP and HDPE markets have faced less volatility...

  • 18.12.2018

A look back at Asian PE markets in 2018: Trade wars, currency crisis push prices to near 10-year-low

2018 has been a tough year for the PE markets in Asia as global trade wars and currency issues made most of the headlines of the year, affecting trade quite negatively. Import PE prices across the region started the year on a firm footing, but they have largely failed to maintain it since around February...

  • 17.12.2018

SEA’s PE market indifferent to China’s recovery, PP sees hike attempts

In Southeast Asia, import PE prices remained on a downward trend last week, defying the recovery in the nearby Chinese market. PP, on the other hand, had a partial response and witnessed some hike attempts amid renewed confidence among some sellers...

  • 10.12.2018

PE prices remain under pressure from ample supplies in SE Asia

The market has shrugged off slightly higher prices in China...

  • 07.12.2018

European sellers reluctant to reflect full monomer drops onto Dec PP, PE

Initial offers indicated relatively modest drops upon sellers’ aim to recover their margins...

  • 07.12.2018

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