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Malaysia , Price , PE , HDPE , LLDPE , LDPE

Malaysia’s local PE market dives to a decade low
by Merve Sezgün
In Malaysia, local PE prices have been tracking a downward trend for six consecutive weeks in the face of persistently weak market sentiment...

Price , China , PP Homo , PP

Homo PP offers below $1000 pervade China’s import market
by Pınar Polat
The downturn has gained speed in China’s import PP market since August with homo PP prices hitting more-than-two-year low recently. Having broken below the $1000/ton threshold last week, more homo PP offers have shown up this week at $980-990/ton CIF for regular origins, remaining indifferent to higher futures prices in the local market so far...

Kenya , Africa , Egypt , Price , Middle East , UAE  , PE , Nigeria , Saudi Arabia , PP

PP, PE prices in Mid-East and Africa set to remain weak until end of Q3
by Başak Ceylan
In the Middle East, major regional producers have been mostly rolling or reducing their offers since June and a similar trend has prevailed since around the same time in the African PP and PE markets. Sluggish macroeconomic performance across both regions now looks set to keep the markets soft until the end of the third quarter...

PP Copolymer , Europe , Northwest Europe , Price , PP Homo , PP , Italy , Propylene

Expectations for Sept PP hikes fade, weakening ahead in Europe
by Manolya Tufan
Trading activities have gradually resumed in Europe’s PP markets amid lingering holiday mood. Heading to September, expectations have turned weaker contrary to the pre-holiday period...

Butadiene , Europe , HIPS , Northwest Europe , Styrene , Price , GPPS , PS , Italy

European PS markets on hold ahead of Sept styrene contract
by Merve Madakbaşı
Players in the region have wrapped up their August PS business with increases of €10-30/ton after initial hike requests were trimmed. Now, attention has turned to the imminent outcome of September styrene contracts for the future direction of downstream PS prices...

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