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Global PP, PE prices yet to reflect plunge in crude oil futures
by Merve Sezgün
The OPEC+ meeting broke up without an agreement on March 6, sending crude oil prices into freefall. In global polyolefin markets, the oil plunge is yet to be reflected on prices as players have adopted a cautious wait-and-see attitude amid the significant volatility of energy markets...

Vietnam , Price , PP Homo , PP

Local PP prices in Vietnam slide further; import market almost at standstill
by Merve Sezgün
In Vietnam, local PP prices have continued to slide this week as muted demand keeps the market under pressure. The import market, meanwhile, has been almost at a standstill since major suppliers have withdrawn their offers to gauge the impact of the crude oil slump...

Import/Export Statistics , India , PVC

India’s total PVC imports hit record-high in 2019
by Abdul Hadhi
PVC imports into India rose 9% on-year to 2.19 million tons in 2019 from 1.96 million tons in 2018, according to ChemOrbis Stats Wizard data. This also marked the highest-ever volume recorded since 2001, when ChemOrbis started to collect data...

Price , PP , Egypt

Egypt’s PP markets rebound, but will it last through March?
by Başak Ceylan
In Egypt, domestic PP offers for March slightly rebounded on the back of planned shutdowns at the local plants. The import market also started off the new month with hike attempts but there were doubts among players on the sustainability of the rally...

Economic&Financial , Europe , Crude oil , Japan , Asia Pacific , Price , Middle East , Saudi Arabia , Russia

Oil tumbles nearly 30% after OPEC’s deal falls apart
by Abdul Hadhi
Crude oil futures plunged after Saudi Aramco cut its official selling prices (OSP) for all grades in April following the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries’ (OPEC) failure to agree with Russia on production cuts...

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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

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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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