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Americas , PE , USA , Production News

Updates on new PE capacities in US
by Pınar Polat
Several producers have recently announced updates on their new PE plants in the US; which include delays, start-ups as well as abandoning plans...

Ethylene , Asia Pacific , Price , Europe , China , Northwest Europe

Ethylene prices in Europe sink to 5-month low, narrow gap with Asia
by Başak Ceylan
Spot ethylene prices in Europe ended last week at their lowest in five months, with the market readying for the summer holiday period. On the other hand, the Asian market was unchanged week over week amid thin trading conditions...

Economic&Financial , Saudi Arabia

Saudi petchem companies post weaker financial results in Q2
by Merve Sezgün
Saudi Arabian petrochemical companies have announced weak financial results for the second quarter of 2019. Producers have seen their profits plunge in the past several months as demand towards petrochemicals declined amid a troubled global economy...

SEA & India , HDPE , LLDPE , LDPE , Price , China , PE

LDPE outperforms LLDPE and HDPE across Asia
by Abdul Hadhi
LDPE supplies have been limited in Asia due to plant maintenance shutdowns. Demand is also considered good ahead of the high season. These factors are keeping the sentiment relatively upbeat for LDPE film in Southeast Asia and China even as weak demand pressures HDPE and LLDPE markets lower...

Europe , Northwest Europe , PVC , Ethylene , Price , Turkey , Italy

Europe’s local and export PVC markets imply further softening ahead of Aug holidays
by Manolya Tufan
European PVC prices were on a downward trajectory due to unsatisfactory demand both in the local and export markets. Inside Europe, July PVC deals were closed €30-40/ton below June levels while export PVC offers to the nearby Turkish market have also softened after initial rollover attempts failed...

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