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

End of China’s ‘zero-COVID’ stance: Double-edged sword for Asia PVC, PP and PE markets
by Shibu Itty Kuttickal
Asian PVC and polyolefins markets are searching for direction amid expectations that China’s lifting of most COVID restrictions would strengthen demand and trigger pent-up buying activity, which would also crimp availability to other Asian markets. On the other hand, the rising COVID numbers in China is prompting players to take a guarded view ahead...
12-01-2023


Malaysia , India , HDPE , Price , China , PE , Singapore , Philippines , Kuwait , PP Copolymer , SEA & India , Thailand , LLDPE , LDPE , Vietnam , Indonesia , Turkey , PP Homo , Saudi Arabia , PP

Mid-Eastern sellers approach China, SE Asia and Turkey with firmer PP, PE prices for Jan
by Esra Ersöz
Although Saudi Arabian suppliers unveiled their new January offers with rollovers to decreases for PP and PE inside their local markets, they have emerged with firmer prices in major spot markets including China, Southeast Asia and Turkey. They have mainly found support from reduced supplies despite unbrilliant demand...
11-01-2023


Economic&Financial , PP Copolymer , HDPE , LLDPE , Egypt , LDPE , Price , PE , PP Homo , PP

Egypt’s local PE, PP markets head north as pound plunges to new low
by Başak Ceylan
Local polyolefin prices in Egypt ended the first week of 2023 at firmer levels, largely in response to a plunge in the Egyptian pound and tightening availability inside the country. Although Egypt’s central bank moved to ease import restrictions and clear the backlog, import activities also remained restricted last week...
10-01-2023


ABS , Price , Europe , Northwest Europe , PS , Italy

Styrenics markets reverse slump after months-long downtrend in Europe
by Manolya Tufan
Regional PS markets in Europe opened the new year with hike requests after 5 straight months of drops, supported by the styrene hike. Having followed a mostly downward trend since May 2022, ABS offers also started to emerge with rollovers to some hikes...
09-01-2023


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

Turkey’s PP and PE markets open 2023 on firm footing due to supply pressures
by Merve Madakbaşı
Polyolefin sellers applied a slew of price hikes as January kicked off, with waning availability lending support to markets regardless of feeble demand from certain downstream markets...
06-01-2023


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