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Price , Turkey , PVC , SPVC

Bullish run for PVC enters 6th month in Turkey: Supply relief under question
by Merve Madakbaşı
Turkish PVC players have witnessed the longest rising streak since ChemOrbis started to compile data in 2008. November indicated a new series of hikes on the heels of supply constraints. Yet, an imbalance with other markets blurs outlook on the longer run...

Price , China , PE , HDPE , LLDPE , LDPE

Import PE tightness eases off in China; LDPE stabilizes at two-and-a-half-year high
by Merve Sezgün
China’s PE demand has tapered off following several weeks of active buying, while players report that import availability has seen a relief on the heels of the fully discharged Iranian cargoes combined with gradually improving supplies from the US...

Malaysia , India , Price , China , Singapore , Philippines , PP Copolymer , SEA & India , Thailand , Vietnam , Indonesia , PP Homo , PP

Overseas PP producers’ focus shifts to SE Asia as Chinese demand fades
by Merve Sezgün
China’s PP appetite has started to decrease as the high season is over. Import prices into the country have remained largely stable so far this week, while overseas producers have shifted their focus to Southeast Asia where supplies are tighter and price levels are higher...

Economic&Financial , Europe , Northwest Europe , USA , Company Updates , Netherlands , Austria , UK

European and US chemical companies face headwinds in Q3
by Başak Ceylan
The quarterly financial results from the US and the European petrochemical companies suggested continued headwinds from the COVID-19 pandemic. Although some companies reported better results on a quarter-over-quarter basis, analysts reported that the quarterly recovery has been uneven across markets...

Malaysia , Philippines , ABS , India , SEA & India , Thailand , Asia Pacific , Vietnam , Price , China , Indonesia , Singapore

Uptrend in Asian ABS markets takes a pause despite tightness, styrene
by Manolya Tufan
Import ABS markets took a pause from the bullish trend that was stretching as far back as early April in China and May in Southeast Asia. Although the bullish tone fueled by ongoing tightness and higher styrene prices remained intact, suppliers have elected to keep their offers flat after applying hefty increases in the past weeks...

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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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