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PLAST EURASIA 2022: Eyes on Russian and US supplies with demand woes in focus
by Merve Madakbaşı
Global plastics players gathered at the 31st edition of Plast Eurasia Istanbul, which started on November 23, 2022. The recession in Europe, muted derivative markets, the flow of US and Russian materials heading to the year's end, and the cautious recovery in China’s import polymer markets have been the hot topics on the table so far...

Malaysia , India , HDPE , Price , China , PE , Singapore , Philippines , SEA & India , Thailand , LLDPE , LDPE , Vietnam , Indonesia

December PE offers to SE Asia imply further drops, yet to respond to China
by Pınar Polat
Both regional and overseas producers have started to reveal their PE offers for December to Southeast Asia as of this week mostly with decreases, citing slow demand across the regional markets...

Price , China , India , SEA & India , PVC

Has the bear market for Asian PVC almost run its course?
by Shibu Itty Kuttickal
Are Asian PVC markets about to turn around from a seven-month bear run? Regional players believe they could be, pointing to a brisk response from Indian buyers to a major Taiwanese producer’s December offers, but they added lower-priced US offerings could still spoil any bullish party...

Crude oil , Northwest Europe , USA , Price , China , UK , Russia , Italy

Demand outlook for crude oil dims amid China worries
by Başak Ceylan
Crude oil prices logged their second consecutive weekly decline last week, dropping by around 9-10% on the week amid worrying signs over a resurgence of Covid-19 concerns. As oil energy demand outlook darkened over this news, the attention turned towards the supply front, where OPEC+ cuts and the approaching EU embargoes on Russian crude and oil product imports stay at the fore...

Malaysia , Philippines , Northeast Asia , India , SEA & India , Thailand , Styrene , Vietnam , Price , China , Indonesia , Singapore

Asian styrene prices rebound from almost two-year lows
by Jennifer Lee
Having hit their lowest since January 2021 in early November, Asian spot styrene prices moved higher in the following two weeks. Sentiment remained upbeat following the previous week’s news that China somewhat relaxed Covid-19 curbs. However, there are still concerns with the latest outbreaks in Guangzhou, and new daily infections topping 5,000, which have raised fears of more lockdowns...

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