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

Turkey’s PP and PE markets open post-Eid period on bearish note
by Merve Madakbaşı
Polyolefin prices have either ended their uptrend or extended their losses into May, depending on the product in Turkish markets. This is because buying appetite has been disappointing following the Eid al-Fitr holidays as inflationary pressures have made a dent in end product demand...

Price , China , PE , HDPE , LLDPE , LDPE

China import PE markets stay bearish on tightened measures, falling yuan
by Pınar Polat
In China, the downward spiral in the import PE markets has continued this week as demand conditions have remained weak. The country has tightened Covid-19 curbs in some major hubs including Shanghai and the capital Beijing recently, resulting in disruptions in logistics and manpower amid restrictions on the movement of people and materials...

Malaysia , Philippines , India , SEA & India , Thailand , PVC , Vietnam , Price , China , Indonesia , Singapore

Chinese oversupply dampens Asian PVC markets
by Shibu Itty Kuttickal
A surfeit of PVC stocks in China, as a result of the slow domestic offtakes amid ongoing pandemic restrictions, has continued to cast a bearish pall on Asian PVC markets...

HDPE , Africa , Price , China , PE , Nigeria , Jordan , PP Copolymer , Lebanon , LLDPE , LDPE , Asia Pacific , Middle East , PP Homo , Saudi Arabia , PP

Saudi major adopts softer pricing for May in global PP, PE markets
by Başak Ceylan
A major Saudi Arabian producer lowered PP and PE prices for African and the Middle Eastern markets, reversing a bullish trend that had been in place since the start of the year. The major producer’s offers in China were also lower in May, reflecting increasing concerns over the state of demand amid the ongoing lockdown in Shanghai...

Price , Europe , Northwest Europe , PVC , Italy

European PVC markets fall, ending a rising streak of 2 years
by Manolya Tufan
Regional PVC markets have seen drops for the first time as May kicked off, snapping the longest-ever rally since June 2020. To be more precise, April has been the price peak for PVC after prices followed a mostly upward trend, barring stability in December 2021 and January 2022, for 23 straight months...

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