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Egypt’s EIPET plans to resume production at second PET line

Operating rates will be gradually raised to full capacity after the planned restart in March…

  • 11.02.2019

Local PET fails to catch up with import hikes in Turkey

Import PET bottle prices in Turkey have followed an upward trend since mid-January . Yet, the local market has not responded much yet...

  • 04.02.2019

LATEST NEWS: Turkey’s Dec polymer imports down by around 17% on year

Iran was not in the list of top 5 suppliers this time…

  • 31.01.2019

Import PET offers below $1100 disappear in Turkey

The firming is yet to be reflected on local price ranges…

  • 25.01.2019

Players: European PET market close to bottom

Talks about a possible bottoming took center stage after 4 months of drops...

  • 23.01.2019

Malaysian converter: PET offers from China firm up

The buyers received higher offers for Chinese PET bottle...

  • 22.01.2019

Turkey R-PET Flake Update for January

Prices were down for the third straight month...

  • 22.01.2019

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

China’s PET market extends losses as souring sentiment lingers

PET bottle prices in China posted a fresh round of losses last week despite a cautious rebound in oil futures. This was because demand remained subdued amidst the approaching holiday season, oversupply concerns, economic worries and lower PTA and MEG prices...

  • 07.01.2019

Local PET producer issues decreases in Turkey

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

  • 04.01.2019

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

Chinese trader lowers export PET prices further

Offers for bottle grades decreased given plunging crude oil futures...

  • 25.12.2018

Indorama restarts one of two PET lines in Rotterdam, FM still in place

The second line is yet to be restarted…

  • 24.12.2018

Turkey PET Flake Update for December

The year-end lethargy outweighed tight supplies of bottle bales at scrap dealers and pulled flake prices down...

  • 20.12.2018

European PET breaks below €1200 for first time in 7 months

Voices for a possible stabilization emerged, defying low season…

  • 18.12.2018

Europe’s PET market extends falls despite Indorama’s force majeure

In Europe, the PET bottle market has extended its downward trend that kicked off by around mid-September. In spite of a force majeure declaration from Indorama, local prices started December with a fresh round of small declines amid lower feedstock costs and thin demand...

  • 06.12.2018

Import PET moves below $1100/ton CIF threshold in Turkey

Relentless decreases pushed prices to new lows…

  • 30.11.2018

LATEST NEWS: Turkey’s October polymer imports shrink 37% on year

Volumes edged up for most products when compared to September, however…

  • 30.11.2018

Thailand’s local PET market falls below a threshold

Domestic prices dropped further amid the downtrend in the import market...

  • 28.11.2018

Export PET prices from China, Taiwan drop further

Producers applied fresh decreases of $30/ton on their offers...

  • 28.11.2018

Export PET offers from South Korea decrease for 11th week

A producer applied further discounts amid weaker costs...

  • 27.11.2018

Indorama’s PET line in Rotterdam disrupted on technical issues

The incident is not expected to have a visible impact on overall supplies, however…

  • 21.11.2018

Malaysian converter: Local PET prices retreat further

Prices for December delivery witnessed a new round of decreases...

  • 20.11.2018

Local PET markets across SE Asia hit multi-month lows

Local PET bottle prices in Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand and Vietnam traded near their lowest levels in months last week, weighed down by growing concerns over plunging crude oil futures...

  • 19.11.2018

Turkey’s domestic PET producers apply drops for second time in Nov

Slow sales in the local market and bearish global markets paved the way for further decreases …

  • 16.11.2018

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