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

Liquidity concerns keep India’s PP, PE markets on edge
by Shibu Itty Kuttickal
The demand outlook, which took a significant positive turn in the previous month, has raised PP and PE prices in India over more than a month. However, the latest indications point to buyers complaining of liquidity issues as they stay away, putting pressure on the market...
13-09-2023


Price , China , PP Homo , PP

Crude oil rally keeps China’s PP markets firm
by Pınar Polat
In China, both local and import homo-PP markets have maintained a stable to firmer trend since the first half of July. The recent rally in energy markets has contributed to the sentiment in the PP markets this week, although it has not fueled big price hikes so far as underlying demand recovery still falls short of expectations and oversupply concerns loom...
08-09-2023


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

Stats: India's H1 PP imports jump, PE and PVC imports skyrocket
by Pınar Polat  and Esra Ersöz
Following an already-record-breaking year of 2022, 2023 seems set for a renewed all-time high for PE, PP and PVC imports in India. According to ChemOrbis Stats Wizard, India saw a precipitous climb in PE and PVC imports in the first half of this year while PP imports had a relatively smaller increase. Recent data also suggest that PE imports of India have even outpaced Türkiye, which was traditionally the second largest PE buyer of the world...
04-09-2023


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

Stats: Türkiye’s July polymer imports hit highest in over 2 decades; PP, PVC and PE see solid gains
by Merve Madakbaşı
Total polymer imports neared 625,000 tons in July, indicating an increase of 39% on the month and %49 on the year. This volume pointed to the highest monthly figure since ChemOrbis started to track import statistics in 2002. Swiftly higher volumes in PP, PVC, and PE imports made a solid contribution to the numbers...
01-09-2023


Price , China , PE , PP

Players differ in state of demand in China’s PP, PE markets
by Thi Huong Nguyen
China’s polyolefin markets have remained firm since the beginning of July in light of some supportive catalysts, including firm upstream and futures values. When it comes to demand, on the other hand, there have been some different voices with some players underlining slightly better demand while others specifying that the recovery is still slow to provide long-term support to the markets...
30-08-2023


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About ChemOrbis Polypropylene (PP) prices and Plastics News

Polypropylene (PP) is a product group produced by the conversion of propylene monomer through a process of polymerization. Polypropylene (PP) is the world's second largest polymer in terms of consumption. There are two main types of PP: Homo-PP and PP Copolymer.

Homo-PP (PPH) is further divided into various grades, such as raffia, injection, fiber, film, BOPP and non-woven. Homo-PP is used in various applications, such as sacks, gift wraps, carpet yarns, kitchenware, automotive parts, food packaging, sanitary pads, diapers and wet wipes. PP Copolymer, which is made more durable by the addition of ethylene monomer during the conversion process, is used in household appliances, automotive and electrical parts and pipe applications.

Looking at the most important net buyer and supplier countries in the polypropylene (PP) market, China stands at the top of the list of importing countries. As of 2020, China alone realizes 25% of the world’s total PP imports. China is followed by Türkiye, which imports 10% of the world’s total PP production, while Italy occupies the third place in rankings. South Korea, Malaysia and Germany comprise the top three main PP suppliers.

ChemOrbis Polypropylene (PP) prices and Plastics News section contain information on the market trends, as well as supply-demand factors and production costs that determine the pricing, statistics on imports and exports, along with maintenance shutdowns, restarts, and new capacities related to PP facilities.

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