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

Rising costs push PET bottle markets to around 4-month highs in Asia
by Thi Huong Nguyen
Asian PET markets have been on an upward trajectory, albeit at a gradual pace, over the past few months. The ongoing rally in crude futures and the resultant increase in feedstock costs have recently led to larger hikes when compared to the previous weeks. However, the extent of these price increases has still been constrained by a general lack of demand...

HDPE , Price , UAE , PE , Jordan , PP Copolymer , Lebanon , LLDPE , LDPE , Middle East , PP Homo , Saudi Arabia , PP

Mid-Eastern PP and PE markets join rally in September
by Nada Samir
Middle Eastern PP and PE markets have seen September offers from regional suppliers with increases first time after four months. Amid the reports of tightening availability, rallying global markets and soaring costs, new offers came largely in line with expectations...

Malaysia , ABS , HIPS , Price , GPPS , China , Singapore , Philippines , SEA & India , Thailand , Vietnam , Indonesia , PS

Asia’s PS, ABS markets reach multi-month highs on cost support
by Thi Huong Nguyen
In Asia, PS prices have remained on a stable to firmer course starting in early July, while ABS prices have not witnessed any losses since the second half of June. Sentiment in the styrenic markets has been mainly supported by the rally in crude oil and feedstock prices, defying the overall weakness in demand...

Europe , Northwest Europe , HDPE , LLDPE , LDPE , Price , PE , Italy

LDPE sees larger gains on elusive supply in Europe
by Manolya Tufan
PE markets extended gains into the second month in West Europe and Italy, with different size of increases passing on deals depending on the grade. LDPE prices posted hikes of up to €150/ton on low inventory positions, while other PE grades mostly posted increases of €75-100/ton in line with higher ethylene settlement...

Price , Türkiye , PE , PS , PP , PVC

Türkiye’s polymer markets in flux amid bullish costs, lackluster demand
by Merve Madakbaşı
Import polymer markets witnessed firmer pricing policies on the side of suppliers in the first half of September in Türkiye. This was mainly because soaring upstream costs squeezed producers’ margins, prompting PP, PE, PVC, and PS sellers to issue monthly hikes. Yet, most of them admitted that the state of demand cushioned additional price gains for most products or even led to discounts for certain ones...

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