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Price , USA , PVC , SPVC

US and European PVC trade on par amid reduced export volumes in Turkey
by Merve Madakbaşı
Inadequate supplies have led to gradual price hikes in Turkey’s PVC market since the middle of December. Reduced export availability from two major suppliers, namely the US and Europe, triggered buying interest and reinforced the upturn in January...

Price , China , PE , SEA & India , PP , PVC

Will PP, PE and PVC extend gains into post-holiday period in Asia?
by Merve Sezgün
With polymer players in China and in most Southeast Asian countries exiting the market for the lengthy Lunar New Year holidays, expectations about the post-holiday period are being voiced during the final few trading days...

Price , Indonesia , PE

Reduced supply sends Indonesia’s PE market to multi-month highs
by Pınar Polat
Both local and import PE prices in Indonesia have been steadily firming up for the past three weeks due to reduced supply triggered by lower production rates at home coupled with maintenance shutdowns overseas. However, the demand side has been mostly unresponsive to this uptrend amid the imminent start of the Lunar New Year holiday...

Ethylene , Asia Pacific , Price , China

Spot ethylene prices in Asia extend gains on tighter supply
by Başak Ceylan
Spot ethylene prices in Asia extended gains in the week ending on January 17 as Chinese buyers continued replenishing stocks ahead of the Lunar New Year. Also supporting the uptrend in Asia was the supply availability, which has tightened after several producers began cutting operation rates at their plants amid poor margins...

ABS , Price , Europe , Northwest Europe , Italy

Jan ABS deals see cost-driven hikes after 3 months of drops in Europe
by Manolya Tufan
In Europe, initial January ABS offers witnessed cost-driven increases following the third straight month of price drops. Although post-holiday demand has been below expectations, sellers mostly remained unwilling to step back much even for the sake of speeding up their sales...

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ChemOrbis Free Plastics News section includes plastics industry news covering all the important developments affecting supply and demand balance for the polymers industry and plastics raw material prices.

Plastics News consists of articles about maintenance, plant shutdowns, turnarounds and new capacities as well as global plastics news, current resin prices (prices including HDPE prices, LDPE prices, LLDPE prices), Polypropylene prices (PP prices), Polyvinyl Chloride prices (PVC prices), Polystyrene prices (PS prices) and monomer prices, market trends, supply-demand changes as well as import-export statistics.

Plastics price news may include price levels, production costs as well as production news covering capacity news and force majeure for the following markets:

Asia Pacific & India : China, South Korea, Japan, Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam, India

Middle East & Africa : Turkey, Egypt, Saudi Arabia, GCC, Iran, North Africa, East Africa, West Africa and South Africa

Europe & CIS : Italy, Germany, France, Netherlands, Belgium, Russia, Ukraine, CIS, Northwest Europe

Americas : North America, South America, USA, Canada, Mexico

and for the following products :

Polyethylene (PE) : LDPE, LLDPE, HDPE, PP (Polypropylene) : PP Homo, PP Copolymer, Polyvynl Chloride (PVC) : SPVC, Polysyrene (PS) : HIPS, GPPS, EPS, PET (Polyethylene Terephthalate) : PET Bottle, PET Film, ABS (Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene), feedstocks & monomers including crude oil, naphtha, ethylene, propylene, VCM, EDC, styrene, benzene, MEG, paraxylene, PTA and butadiene.

Freight, customs regulations, economic and financial related topics are also covered under the plastics news section.

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