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

PLAST EURASIA 2023: Players discuss PP, PE outlook amid financial challenges
by Merve Madakbaşı
Global plastics players have gathered at the 32nd edition of Plast Eurasia Istanbul fair, which started on November 22. Weak downstream demand in Türkiye and global markets, low margins amid volatile costs, and cash flow issues were in focus, while players shared their cautious expectations for the upcoming term. The event will end on November 25...

Import/Export Statistics , India , PVC

Stats: India’s Jan-Sep PVC imports surge, China takes the lion’s share despite safeguard investigation
by Merve Sezgün
India's overall PVC imports for the first three quarters of 2023 recorded a year-on-year surge, reaching a new all-time high for the period, according to data from ChemOrbis Stats Wizard. Notably, the leading supplier, China, increased its exports to the country by %80 compared to the same period of last year despite the ongoing safeguard investigation that started around September 2022...

Kenya , HDPE , Price , PE , Nigeria , Tunisia , PP Copolymer , Algeria , LLDPE , LDPE , PP Homo , Morocco , PP

Sentiment weakens across African PP, PE markets in November
by Nada Samir
African polyolefin markets have seen bears return after two months of firming trend, following the globally weaker sentiment. Also, the challenging economic headwinds and liquidity issues have continued to hit the markets hard across the region...

Price , China , PE , HDPE , LLDPE , LDPE

HDPE film drops faster than other two main PE film grades in China
by Thi Huong Nguyen
After taking a short breather, China’s PE markets returned to their downtrend last week. The markets continued to be pulled down given unpromising supply-demand fundamentals, especially for HDPE film, which witnessed larger drops when compared to LDPE and LLDPE film...

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

PE prices see larger drops than C2 in Italy, unlike West Europe
by Manolya Tufan
In Italy, PE sellers had to concede to decreases surpassing the ethylene drop in the latter half of November, matching earlier expectations. Participants flagged that deteriorating demand outlook accelerated destocking activity towards the year-end. In West Europe, however, decreases mostly matched the ethylene drop, with producers reporting limited availability...

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