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PP Copolymer , India , HDPE , LLDPE , LDPE , Asia Pacific , Price , China , PE , PP Homo , PP

Indian PP, PE markets remain bearish ahead of monsoon
by Shibu Itty Kuttickal
Surplus import availability from China, as a result of Beijing’s stern restrictions to stem the spread of COVID-19, has been keeping Indian PP and PE markets bearish, which would likely continue at least for the next couple of months as the monsoon sets in...

Asia Pacific , Price , China , PE , SEA & India , PP

Strong US dollar renders Asian PP, PE imports uncompetitive
by Shibu Itty Kuttickal  and Esra Ersöz
The soaring dollar against global currencies has led to PP and PE imports getting uncompetitive against locally sold products across China, Southeast Asia and India as import costs rise, traders said...

Europe , HIPS , Northwest Europe , Price , GPPS , Turkey , PS , Italy

PS sellers’ May hikes find partial acceptance in Europe
by Manolya Tufan
Rising costs encouraged European PS sellers to announce fresh hikes early in May. Having emerged €50-90/ton above April levels, PS prices hit fresh record highs but the upturn has lost speed. While smaller increases of around €50-60/ton have passed on deals so far, some sellers have started to report even rollovers in a few cases...

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

Turkey’s PP and PE markets open post-Eid period on bearish note
by Merve Madakbaşı
Polyolefin prices have either ended their uptrend or extended their losses into May, depending on the product in Turkish markets. This is because buying appetite has been disappointing following the Eid al-Fitr holidays as inflationary pressures have made a dent in end product demand...

Price , China , PE , HDPE , LLDPE , LDPE

China import PE markets stay bearish on tightened measures, falling yuan
by Pınar Polat
In China, the downward spiral in the import PE markets has continued this week as demand conditions have remained weak. The country has tightened Covid-19 curbs in some major hubs including Shanghai and the capital Beijing recently, resulting in disruptions in logistics and manpower amid restrictions on the movement of people and materials...

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