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Malaysia , India , HDPE , Price , China , PE , Singapore , Philippines , SEA & India , Thailand , LLDPE , LDPE , Vietnam , Indonesia , Middle East , Russia

China and SE Asia’s PP, PE markets poised for further slides in May
by Pınar Polat
Both regional and overseas suppliers have started to announce their polyolefin prices to Asia markets with decreases for May. This was no surprise as these markets turned bearish in early April mainly due to weak buying interest both in China and Southeast Asia, as well as increasing competition among several origins in Southeast Asia...

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

India’s PP, PE trading hits impasse amid high costs, weak demand
by Shibu Itty Kuttickal
A double whammy of high costs and weak demand has hit sentiment in the Indian PE and PP markets, traders said...

Europe , Northwest Europe , HDPE , LLDPE , LDPE , Price , PE , Italy

PE sentiment softens on flagging demand, lower costs in Europe
by Manolya Tufan
European PE markets are unlikely to extend gains into May after reversing the course as of March. Stable to softer expectations gained prominence in regional PE markets given flagging demand and lower upstream costs...

Malaysia , India , Styrene , Production News , Price , China , Singapore , Philippines , SEA & India , Thailand , Asia Pacific , Vietnam , Indonesia

Asian styrene prices remain choppy amid oil markets and tight supply
by Jennifer Lee
Following a rally that kicked off in early December- upon concentrated efforts of regional producers to cut run rates, Asian styrene prices have seen ebbs and flows since March. This recent volatility is right in sync with the oil markets, although the spot styrene market is still elevated at a year-high...

PP Copolymer , Price , Turkey , PP Homo , Saudi Arabia , Russia , PP

PP discounts fail to spur enthusiasm in Turkey
by Merve Madakbaşı
Turkey’s import and local PP markets added to their losses this week as more sellers succumbed to a lack of buying interest from converters. Nonetheless, additional discounts have failed to boost demand so far as pre-holiday trade remains thin...

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