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PP Copolymer , HDPE , LLDPE , LDPE , Price , Turkey , PE , PP

Turkey’s PP, PE markets face short supply from Europe
by Merve Madakbaşı
Polyolefin producers have postponed their official February offers to Turkey until next week. This is not caught by surprise since a growing tightness and strong expectations for new olefin contracts draw a bullish picture in nearby Europe and lend support to sellers for the near term...

PP Copolymer , HDPE , LLDPE , LDPE , Price , China , PE , PP Homo , PP

Falling domestic stocks fail to lift PP, PE sentiment in China ahead of holidays
by Merve Sezgün
In China, the two major producers’ total polyolefin stocks fell slightly below 500,000 tons in mid-week due to pre-holiday replenishment activities. Although inventory levels moved below an important threshold, sentiment for both PP and PE was somewhat soft given the upcoming holidays...

Vietnam , Price , PVC

Vietnam domestic PVC market bucks broader regional mood
by Abdul Hadhi
Sentiment in PVC markets in Southeast Asian countries and China is softening heading towards Chinese New Year but Vietnam has been an exception...

Import/Export Statistics , China , PE , HDPE , LLDPE , LDPE

Stats: China’s PE demand grows more than 11% in 2020
by Başak Ceylan
According to data from ChemOrbis Import Statistics, China’s total PE imports came in at a colossal volume of 18.5 million tons in 2020. It not only indicated an increase of more than 11% over 2019 but also the highest volume recorded since ChemOrbis started tracking import statistics data in 2001...

PP Copolymer , Europe , Northwest Europe , HDPE , LLDPE , LDPE , Price , PE , PP Homo , PP , Italy

European PP, PE players brace for another round of 3-digit hikes in Feb
by Manolya Tufan
In Europe, participants expect to see another round of supply-driven increases as February approaches. PE suppliers closed their order books before the month ended owing to supply limitations. Meanwhile, PP supplies remained short amid a lack of imports from mainstream suppliers and export activities of regional suppliers...

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