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Price , Türkiye , PVC , SPVC

Turkish players take a cautious approach as PVC firms up after two months
by Merve Madakbaşı
PVC prices turned north in November following steady drops in the previous two months. A cautious upturn in Asian outlets and reduced availability for US and European shipments underpinned sellers' firmer stance. In the meantime, players remained skeptical about the sustainability of the recent firming in Türkiye due to the foggy demand outlook in derivative segments...

Malaysia , India , HDPE , Price , PE , Singapore , Philippines , PP Copolymer , SEA & India , Thailand , LLDPE , LDPE , Vietnam , Indonesia , PP Homo , PP

SE Asian players: Import PP, PE prices head for $900 CIF and below
by Merve Sezgün
Polyolefin markets in Southeast Asia have been weakening since mid-September, with the slump deepening in the past one month. Regional demand remains anemic, with downstream factory production continuing at reduced levels. Inventories have accumulated due to a slowdown in consumption. Producers are also facing added pressure to clear inventories as the year-end approaches...

Price , India , PE , HDPE , LLDPE , LDPE

Bearish sentiment continues to permeate India’s PP, PE markets ahead of Diwali
by Shibu Itty Kuttickal
Bearishness continues to rule the Indian PE and PP markets as the country heads towards the Diwali holidays early next week. Demand remains persistently weak amid ample availability within the country and at its import sources...

Price , China , PE , HDPE , LLDPE , LDPE

Downward pressure persists in China’s PE markets
by Thi Huong Nguyen
PE market in China has steadily moved south for a month, with prices hitting the lowest levels since late July/August. Although rising futures prices over the past two weeks and the latest increase in ethylene feedstock costs have somewhat underpinned sentiment lately, PE situation has remained gloomy on the back of a slowdown in demand and a lack of supply concerns...

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

Styrenics markets open November on a bearish note in Italy and West Europe
by Manolya Tufan
Regional PS and ABS markets have reversed direction after two to three months of increases as November kicked off, mainly driven by lower costs. Initial offers started to emerge below October levels, while the sentiment remained clearly downbeat for the rest of the year amid weak market fundamentals across the region and globe...

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