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Malaysia , India , Price , China , Singapore , MEG , Philippines , PTA , South Korea , PET , SEA & India , Thailand , Vietnam , Indonesia

Rising energy and feedstock prices prompt further gains in Asia PET markets
by Pınar Polat
Having followed a stable to softer trend since the second half of June, PET bottle offers in Asia have reversed course for the past two weeks. The recent firming is mainly driven by the bullish oil markets and accordingly firmer raw materials...

HDPE , LLDPE , LDPE , Ethylene , Price , China , PE , PP Homo , PP , Propylene

Upward trend gains momentum in China's import PP, PE markets
by Pınar Polat
In China, PP and PE prices, particularly for the homo-PP and LDPE grades, have continued to firm up at a relatively faster pace compared to previous weeks. Healthy demand, availability issues and rising Dalian futures have remained as the main factors supporting the markets...

Price , PVC , Egypt

Egypt’s import PVC market in short supply; local prices gear up
by Başak Ceylan
Import K67-68 offers in Egypt look set to end November on a firm note as a continued tightness in supplies is keeping the pricing direction pointed upwards. The domestic market has also been feeling much tighter for buyers looking to source large volumes of PVC domestically. And in view of this bullish environment, local producers are stepping up efforts to push through higher prices...

ABS , Europe , HIPS , Northwest Europe , Price , GPPS , PS , Italy

December hints at further hikes in Europe’s PS, ABS markets
by Manolya Tufan
European PS and ABS players are bracing themselves for further increases in December, blaming rising spot styrene prices and more importantly supply constraints. A lack of Asian imports has exacerbated ABS tightness, while PS availability has failed to return back to normal levels following plant restarts...

ABS , India , HDPE , China , PE , EPS , PP Copolymer , Thailand , LLDPE , PVC , Indonesia , Turkey , PP Homo , PP , Malaysia , Price , Singapore , Philippines , Europe , Freight , SEA & India , Egypt , LDPE , Vietnam , PS

Global polymer markets face soaring freights amid pent-up demand
by Merve Madakbaşı
Cost of shipping goods has rallied worldwide and lent support to rising polymer markets across the board. The main driver behind surging freight rates is a lack of containers and vessels particularly in Asia...

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ChemOrbis Free Plastics News section includes plastics industry news covering all the important developments affecting supply and demand balance for the polymers industry and plastics raw material prices.

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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Middle East & Africa : Turkey, Egypt, Saudi Arabia, GCC, Iran, North Africa, East Africa, West Africa and South Africa

Europe & CIS : Italy, Germany, France, Netherlands, Belgium, Russia, Ukraine, CIS, Northwest Europe

Americas : North America, South America, USA, Canada, Mexico

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Polyethylene (PE) : LDPE, LLDPE, HDPE, PP (Polypropylene) : PP Homo, PP Copolymer, Polyvynl Chloride (PVC) : SPVC, Polysyrene (PS) : HIPS, GPPS, EPS, PET (Polyethylene Terephthalate) : PET Bottle, PET Film, ABS (Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene), feedstocks & monomers including crude oil, naphtha, ethylene, propylene, VCM, EDC, styrene, benzene, MEG, paraxylene, PTA and butadiene.

Freight, customs regulations, economic and financial related topics are also covered under the plastics news section.

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