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Price , China , SEA & India , PVC

Taiwanese major’s March PVC offers to Asia up despite virus fears
by Pınar Polat
A major Taiwanese producer applied a slight monthly hike on its March PVC offers to Asian markets despite the present uncertainty in trading across the region amid the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19)...

SEA & India , HDPE , LLDPE , LDPE , Vietnam , Price , PE

Virus-impacted demand inflicts toll on Vietnam's PE market
by Abdul Hadhi  and Başak Ceylan
PE prices in Vietnam have come off after a short rally ahead of the Lunar New Year holiday as the impact of the COVID-19 outbreak on polymer industries offsets earlier fears of the reduced supply due to maintenance shutdowns...

Europe , Northwest Europe , HDPE , LLDPE , LDPE , Price , PE , Italy

HDPE fails to track firmer trend of LD, LLDPE in Europe
by Manolya Tufan
In Europe, PE sellers managed to achieve modest increases on their LDPE and LLDPE deals for February despite the stable outcome of ethylene contracts. However, HDPE remained mainly unchanged from January due to the flagging demand...

ABS , Price , China

China’s ABS market on soft path dragged by subdued demand
by Merve Madakbaşı
Import ABS prices in China have maintained their softening trend for the second successive week. Several producers across Asia issued around $20/ton discounts to the country when compared to last week...

Malaysia , Philippines , PP Copolymer , India , SEA & India , Thailand , Vietnam , Price , Indonesia , PP Homo , PP , Singapore

Softening trend prevails in SEA PP market as virus fears dampen sentiment
by Merve Sezgün
Southeast Asia’s import PP market has been tracking a stable to softer trend since the Lunar New Year holiday ended. Sellers have failed to maintain their firm stance that was in place for several weeks ahead of the holiday, as growing fears over the coronavirus outbreak have dampened the buying sentiment across the region...

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