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ABS , HIPS , HDPE , GPPS , PE , EPS , PP Copolymer , Import/Export Statistics , LLDPE , PVC , LDPE , Türkiye , PP Homo , PS , PP

Stats: Türkiye’s polymer imports hit highest quarterly level in Q3
by Merve Madakbaşı
Overall polymer imports stood at around 1.7 million tons in the July-September period, marking the largest volume on record. According to ChemOrbis Import Statistics, the Q3 figure indicated a 10% increase from the prior quarter, while the yearly comparison pointed to almost a 24% hike...

Malaysia , ABS , HIPS , India , Price , GPPS , China , Singapore , Philippines , SEA & India , Thailand , Vietnam , Indonesia , PS

Asian import PS, ABS markets pull back after 3-month uptrend
by Thi Huong Nguyen
In China and Southeast Asia, import PS and ABS markets have turned bearish following an upward trend that was in place since July. The combination of falling production costs and lingering tepid demand has resulted in the recent reversal while signaling further downside in the interim...

Malaysia , ABS , HIPS , Price , GPPS , China , Singapore , Philippines , SEA & India , Thailand , Vietnam , Indonesia , PS

Asia’s PS, ABS markets reach multi-month highs on cost support
by Thi Huong Nguyen
In Asia, PS prices have remained on a stable to firmer course starting in early July, while ABS prices have not witnessed any losses since the second half of June. Sentiment in the styrenic markets has been mainly supported by the rally in crude oil and feedstock prices, defying the overall weakness in demand...

ABS , Europe , Northwest Europe , PET , PET Bottle , Price , PS , Italy

Europe’s PET, PS and ABS markets brace for further hikes in Sept
by Manolya Tufan
Regional players have been gradually returning from long summer holidays in Europe, with some sources reporting better than expected activity in the market during August. This was mainly attributed to the cautious pre-buying ahead of firmer voices for September...

ABS , HIPS , Northwest Europe , HDPE , Price , GPPS , PE , Italy , PP Copolymer , Europe , PET , LLDPE , PVC , LDPE , PET Bottle , PP Homo , PS , PP

Europe’s PP, PE and PVC markets return from holiday on a bullish note
by Manolya Tufan
As August draws to a close, participants in the PP, PE and PVC markets have started to return to their desks in Europe following the long summer break. September expectations are developing on the bullish side, driven by the possible hikes in monomer contracts, easing stock pressure as well as hopes for vivid replenishment activity...

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ABS; Acrylonitrile (ACN) is a polymer formed by the combination of butadiene and styrene feedstocks. Since it is a durable plastic; ABS is frequently used in automotive, electrical-electronics and household appliances.

There are natural, black and white types of ABS, which are then divided in injection and extrusion applications. The usage of natural type is much more common.

While South Korea and Taiwan are the top ABS exporters in the world market, China maintains its position as the biggest buyer by accounting for more than 40% of world’s imports alone.

ChemOrbis ABS prices and Plastics News section contain information on the market trends, as well as supply-demand factors and production costs that determine the pricing, statistics on imports and exports, along with maintenance shutdowns, restarts, and new capacities related to ABS facilities.


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