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PP Copolymer , Europe , Northwest Europe , HDPE , LLDPE , LDPE , Price , PE , PP Homo , PP , Italy

European PP, PE lose premium over global markets, what lies ahead?
by Manolya Tufan
Regional PP and PE markets have been trading at a historic premium over other global markets including China, Southeast Asia and Turkey since H2 2021. However, Europe’s premium over these markets has visibly narrowed as polyolefin markets have seen strong drops in the past 5 months in line with the global downtrend...

Price , Turkey , PVC , SPVC

Turkey’s PVC market in flux amid calm demand, reduced supply
by Merve Madakbaşı
Import PVC prices have moved sideways recently as the market has been balanced between lower supply and limited consumption in Turkey. The easing supply pressure encouraged sellers to adopt firmer pricing policies, which lured buyers back to the market earlier in September. Nonetheless, hike attempts appear to have failed due to subdued end demand...

Price , China , PE , HDPE , LLDPE , LDPE

China PE markets cautiously rebound after 5-month downtrend
by Pınar Polat
In China, import PE prices have slightly firmed up after the end of the Mid-Autumn Festival while local prices have extended their gains into the second week. This followed a downtrend that permeated the markets since April...

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

Taiwanese major’s Oct PVC pricing cuts surprise Asian markets
by Shibu Itty Kuttickal
Asian market players have been taken by surprise by a major Taiwanese producer’s sharp $60-100/ton decrease in import PVC offers to India and China...

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

PP, PE recovery elusive yet in India but seasonal strength round the corner
by Shibu Itty Kuttickal
Recovery in PP and PE markets in India has stayed elusive despite expectations since last month but the approaching Oct-Dec festive season and a lengthy period of inactivity may lead to pent-up demand and prop up prices. A couple of refinery issues would also likely start crimping polyolefin supplies in India soon...

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