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PP Copolymer , Import/Export Statistics , HDPE , LLDPE , LDPE , Turkey , PE , PP Homo , PP

Stats: Turkey’s polymer imports rise to fresh records in Q1
by Başak Ceylan
According to ChemOrbis Import Statistics, total polymer imports of Turkey rose to fresh record highs in the first quarter of 2021 despite the ongoing fallout of the COVID-19 pandemic and a continued fragile economic recovery. The total figure clocked in at 1,431,500 tons, beating the previous record set in the third quarter of 2020...

Price , Europe , Northwest Europe , PE , Italy

HDPE set to reach a plateau in Europe, LDPE fares better
by Manolya Tufan
The uptrend in Europe’s PE markets stretching as far back as November 2020 is widely expected to lose steam moving into May. Whilst HDPE is deemed as the weakest PE grade amid an influx of import cargoes, players concurred that it is more probable for LDPE prices to post further increases...

Price , Turkey , PP Homo , PP

Bearish PP trend takes no respite on lackluster demand in Turkey
by Merve Madakbaşı
Decreases in import homo-PP markets of Turkey gained momentum this week, bringing the cumulative drops to 12-13% since the trend reversed in mid-March. Activity remained poor as the country entered a full lockdown as of late Thursday, which added to the Ramadan lull...

Price , India , SEA & India , PVC , SPVC

India import PVC market recedes from all-time high on COVID-hit demand
by Merve Sezgün
The blockbuster rally in India’s PVC market has run out of steam and import K67 prices have receded from their all-time highs this week in the face of rapidly reduced demand amid a second wave of deadly infections...

PP Copolymer , Import/Export Statistics , HDPE , LLDPE , LDPE , China , PE , PP Homo , PP

Stats: China’s total PP, PE imports in Q1 mark lowest volume in a year
by Pınar Polat
Data from ChemOrbis Import Statistics indicate that China’s cumulative PP and PE imports in the first quarter of 2021 posted respective year over year increases of 7% and 9.3% to reach more than 1.2 million tons and 4.2 million tons...

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