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

Turkish PP and PE players voice bearish expectations for May
by Merve Madakbaşı
Import polyolefin prices witnessed pull-backs during April as stagnant demand pervaded the Turkish markets. Resistance toward multi-year high prices became more evident once the holy month of Ramadan started. Recently, May expectations have also taken a shape under the pressure of weak factors...

PP Copolymer , Price , China , PP Homo

China’s local homo-PP prices slide below imports
by Shibu Itty Kuttickal  and Merve Sezgün
ChemOrbis Price Index data reflect the recent weakness of China’s local homo-PP market in comparison to imports. The country’s domestic homo-PP market has slid below and continued to diverge from import prices since the fourth week of March...

Price , Europe , Northwest Europe , PE , Italy

Irregular PE origins emerge at competitive prices in Europe
by Manolya Tufan
Having wrapped up April deals with massive hikes, players have noticed an increased number of irregular PE origins showing up in Europe, where prices provide record-high netbacks...

PP Copolymer , Algeria , Kenya , HDPE , LLDPE , LDPE , Price , PE , Nigeria , PP Homo , Saudi Arabia , PP

Mid-Eastern sellers backpedal in Africa on competitive PP, PE offers from Asia
by Başak Ceylan
In African polyolefin markets, the Middle Eastern suppliers’ determination to hike April prices sharply has been challenged as a growing resistance from buyers and competitively-priced Asian cargoes continue to pressure the markets downwards...

Price , Europe , Northwest Europe , PVC , Italy

European PVC set to extend longest rising streak into May
by Manolya Tufan
European PVC did not take a break from the longest-ever rising streak as April deals were closed with hikes of up to €170/ton amid tighter supplies. Players expect the uptrend to extend into May, which would mark the 12th straight month of hikes...

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Plastics News consists of articles about maintenance, plant shutdowns, turnarounds and new capacities as well as global plastics news, current resin prices (prices including HDPE prices, LDPE prices, LLDPE prices), Polypropylene prices (PP prices), Polyvinyl Chloride prices (PVC prices), Polystyrene prices (PS prices) and monomer prices, market trends, supply-demand changes as well as import-export statistics.

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