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

Nascent PE price increases may face demand obstacle in SE Asia
by Shibu Itty Kuttickal
Last week’s price increases in Southeast Asia’s import PE markets may be headed towards a hindrance in the form of buyer resistance as demand remains weak...

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

Demand key as Asian PS and ABS market trends diverge
by Shibu Itty Kuttickal
Styrenic polymers ABS and PS have shown a divergent trend recently despite the strength in feedstock styrene over the past two months...

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

Asian styrene prices rebound on increased demand, short-covering
by Jennifer Lee
Asian spot styrene prices managed to reverse the previous decline last week, lifted by firmer benzene feedstock and renewed demand, as buyers build more styrene inventories ahead of the upcoming October Golden Week holiday. The recent uptick in consumer buying finally led to lower shore inventories...

Malaysia , India , Price , Singapore , Italy , Philippines , Europe , PET , SEA & India , Thailand , PET Bottle , Asia Pacific , Vietnam , Indonesia , Turkey

Global PET markets weighed by falling feedstock costs
by Merve Madakbaşı
PET bottle prices mostly followed a weak trend over the week across the board. The main factors behind the falls were deemed to be receding feedstock prices while ebbing demand also added a strain on the markets...

Ethylene , Price , China , South Korea , Propylene

Run rate cuts managed to prop up Asian ethylene, propylene prices
by Jennifer Lee
Asian producers have managed to shun the slump in olefin prices in the past four week through disciplined rate cuts that have been in place almost since early June. While ethylene prices have erased gains slightly this week following a big jump, propylene prices have remained firm...

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