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

PP and PE head for hike attempts amid unhealthy netbacks in Turkey
by Merve Madakbaşı
Turkish polyolefin players have started to slowly return to their desks following the new-year holiday on Wednesday. Not many fresh offers and bids have been reported so far as the holiday lull persists, while short-term expectations call for some hike attempts...
03-01-2020


Crude oil , Feedstocks & Monomers , Styrene , Ethylene , Asia Pacific , Price , Paraxylene

Asian monomer markets unresponsive to multi-month high oil prices
by Pınar Polat
Global oil futures hovered around their highest levels since May during the final days of 2019, according to ChemOrbis data. However, Asian monomer markets mostly defied the surge in crude amid the year-end slowness...
02-01-2020


SEA & India , HDPE , LLDPE , Production News , LDPE , China , Middle East , PE , PP Homo , PP

Heavy schedule of shutdowns vs new capacities for 2020 in PP, PE markets
by Merve Madakbaşı
Petrochemical companies have been revealing their operation plans for next year. Some US producers delayed the start-up of their new PE lines, while Asia is set for multiple start-ups in Q1 as well as scheduled turnarounds for spring 2020...
31-12-2019


HIPS , India , SEA & India , Price , GPPS , China , PS

Can Asia PS market continue recovery into 2020?
by Abdul Hadhi
PS prices in Asia have ​rebounded from ​four-year lows on the back of higher styrene prices . But styrene prices have become more volatile, raising questions about whether the PS recovery can be maintained going into 2020...
30-12-2019


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

Turkey’s PP, PE markets close 2019 with upward corrections; what lies ahead?
by Merve Madakbaşı
Sentiment in Turkey’s PP and PE markets improved in mid-December following relentless price cuts during the last 8 months. This stemmed from the end of stock clearing on the sellers’ side coupled with a recovery in China driven by an easing trade tension between the US...
27-12-2019


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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:

Asia Pacific & India : China, South Korea, Japan, Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam, India

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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