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Malaysia , Philippines , PP Copolymer , India , SEA & India , Thailand , Vietnam , Price , Indonesia , PP Homo , PP , Singapore

Vietnam’s local homo-PP market retreats for 3rd week on subdued demand
by Merve Sezgün
In Vietnam, local homo-PP prices have been witnessing reductions since after the market hit a more-than-two-year high in mid-December while waning demand is the main driver of this downturn. Two factors have weighed on buying interest recently: softening sentiment in China and reduced end-product manufacturing at home...
07-01-2021


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

January trend takes shape in Egypt’s PP, PE markets
by Başak Ceylan
In Egypt, polyolefin markets made a strong start to 2021. Middle Eastern and US suppliers started to approach the markets with increased offers, as largely expected, amid tight allocations. Meanwhile, local producers tracked the gains in import market levels for January...
05-01-2021


ABS , Import/Export Statistics , PET , PVC , Turkey , PE , EPS , PS , PP

Stats: Turkey’s 2020 polymer imports set to beat the 2017 record
by Merve Madakbaşı
According to ChemOrbis Import Statistics, Turkey’s overall polymer imports surged 10% in November compared to the same month of 2019. Looking at cumulative imports January-November, the volume is readying to surpass 5 million tons for the whole year...
04-01-2021


Price , China , PE , SEA & India , PP

China PP, PE markets close 2020 on a soft note; SE Asia feels pressure
by Merve Sezgün
In China’s import PP and PE markets, the upward trend that started in April and continued for almost seven months came to a stop in early December. Successive price corrections have appeared since the markets stabilized at their multi-year highs...
31-12-2020


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

Sentiment in Turkey’s PP, PE markets defies faltering in China
by Merve Madakbaşı
Polyolefin markets of Turkey are readying to end 2020 on a strong note. Notable hikes passed on December transactions amid intensifying logistic issues and healthy demand. Moreover, the sentiment for January retains its firmness despite a recent slackening in China...
25-12-2020


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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 Turkey, 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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PPH raffia, PPH fiber, PPH injection, PPH film, PPH non-woven, PPH medical, BOPP, PP Copolymer injection, PP Copolymer extrusion, PP Copolymer pipe type 2, PP Random Copolymer injection, PP Random Copolymer extrusion, PP Random Copolymer pipe type 3.

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