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Malaysia , Crude oil , India , Price , China , Singapore , Italy , Philippines , Europe , SEA & India , Thailand , Vietnam , Indonesia , Turkey , PP Homo , PP

Where will global PP prices head after crude saw 18 year-lows? Any clue from past?
by Esra Ersöz
Global markets are facing unprecedented times. US crude oil saw as low as $20/bbl by the middle of last week, despite paring some of its losses in the latter part of the week...

Economic&Financial , Northwest Europe , South Korea , USA , Japan , China , Turkey

Economic fight against coronavirus: Policymakers take action across globe
by Başak Ceylan
First identified in China, in December 2019, the ongoing pandemic of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) has brought on a tremendous threat against global health and welfare. With more than 370,000 cases reported and more than 16,000 deaths as of March 23, the pandemic remains a public health emergency on a global scale. It also presents a challenge to the global economy...

ABS , HIPS , Northwest Europe , HDPE , Price , GPPS , PE , Italy , SPVC , PP Copolymer , Europe , PET , LLDPE , PVC , LDPE , PP Homo , PS , PP

Downstream operations slacken amid virus-hit logistics, low demand in Europe
by Manolya Tufan
With Europe becoming the new epicenter of the COVID-19 pandemic, run cuts or closures at downstream plants have been on the agenda. Meanwhile, rising freight rates amid a shortage of containers and increased checks at borders indicate that supply chain disruptions lurk around the corner...

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

Turkey's PP, PE markets brace for April drops, eyes on economy and logistics
by Merve Madakbaşı
Polyolefin prices in Turkey have followed a softening trend since the second half of February tracking the weak trend in virus-hit China. A lack of sufficient supplies for certain PP and PE grades amid scheduled turnarounds in the Middle East kept discounts in check despite unsupportive costs...

Europe , Crude oil , SEA & India , HDPE , Price , China , Turkey , PE , Italy

Crude in freefall; will PE markets’ reaction resemble 2016 or 2008
by Esra Ersöz
Crude oil prices in the US have recently neared $20/bbl, a threshold not seen since February 2002. Players are now widely trying to gauge the impact of nosediving oil on PE markets and see whether the last times crude oil futures suffered enormous decreases back in 2016 and 2008-2009 can give a clue about the bottom of PE prices...

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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.

Plastics price news may include price levels, production costs as well as production news covering capacity news and force majeure for the following markets:

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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

and for the following products :

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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