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ABS , Europe , Northwest Europe , Price , China , Turkey , Italy

Supply constraints send key ABS markets to new highs
by Merve Madakbaşı
Global ABS markets witnessed a bullish run during H1 November on the back of persistently tight volumes. Soaring feedstock costs and improved demand from home appliances and auto industries gave an upper hand to sellers in their quest of hikes...
13-11-2020


Price , China , PP Homo , SEA & India , PP

Tightness leads to renewed PP hikes in China; Saudi raffia moves above $1000 CIF
by Merve Sezgün  and Pınar Polat
Import PP prices in China stabilized last week at their highest levels in more than a year, with players arguing if that was the peak amid tapering demand. However, the uptrend has been resumed so far, as tight import availability has encouraged overseas sellers to seek fresh hikes in deals...
12-11-2020


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

Asian PVC players brace for 7th straight monthly hike in Taiwanese major’s delayed Dec offers
by Abdul Hadhi
Asian markets awaiting December PVC offers by a major Taiwanese producer may have to wait a bit more. Players’ expectations, meanwhile, call for a fresh round of hikes amid continuing tightness. If the major increases December offers as expected, this will mark the 7th consecutive month of hikes from them...
11-11-2020


Lebanon , Egypt , Price , China , Middle East , Turkey , Saudi Arabia , Jordan

Saudi major seeks hikes for November in global PE, PP markets
by Başak Ceylan
For November, a major Saudi producer has sought price increases in global markets. Players report that targeted increases have been as high as $80-100/ton for PE grades in certain markets. However, mounting demand concerns have led some players to believe that the upward momentum might be dwarfed by slower buying...
10-11-2020


Malaysia , India , HDPE , Price , China , PE , Singapore , Philippines , Europe , SEA & India , Thailand , LLDPE , Egypt , LDPE , Asia Pacific , Vietnam , Indonesia , Turkey

Bullish sentiment for PE cools off across globe, LD remains resilient
by Manolya Tufan
The bullish sentiment in global PE markets faltered recently, while LDPE continued to fare better than other PE grades across the board. LDPE prices either stabilized or posted increases in major markets as ongoing tightness for this grade cushioned the impact of waning demand amid upstream volatility and a second wave of the coronavirus pandemic...
09-11-2020


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