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Price , Europe , Northwest Europe , PP , Italy

European PP signals stabilization after 7 months of hikes
by Manolya Tufan
European PP markets give signs of stabilization heading towards June after seven months of hikes. The lack of sufficient prompt availability in the region is expected to prop up PP prices despite the pressure from the competitively-priced import market...
31-05-2021


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

Limited demand leads to further PP, PE declines in China; LDPE hits 6-month low
by Pınar Polat
China’s import polyolefin markets have been gradually coming down since mid-March. Price declines are attributed to limited demand amid the off-season, retreating Dalian futures, as well as the pressure from the downtrend in local prices inside the country...
26-05-2021


PP Copolymer , Kenya , HDPE , LLDPE , Africa , LDPE , Price , PE , Nigeria , PP Homo , PP

African PP, PE markets soften into June
by Başak Ceylan
Africa’s major regional polyolefin markets are heading into June on a softer note, with the initial import offers in Kenya and Nigeria indicating a continued weakness in pricing and demand. These new offers were largely in correspondence with expectations voiced in May, during which a year-long uptrend snapped amid rising supplies and sluggish buying sentiment...
25-05-2021


Price , Turkey , PP Homo , PP

Turkey’s PP market nosedives following Eid al-Fitr
by Merve Madakbaşı
Polypropylene prices have been receding since late March when the market underwent the pressure of easing supplies thanks to Chinese volumes and buyers’ stiff resistance toward high-priced resins. Demand remained lethargic right after long holidays which spurred sharper price cuts in Turkey heading toward June...
21-05-2021


Vietnam , Price , Indonesia , PE , PP

Local PP, PE prices extend losses in Indonesia, Vietnam as COVID-19 strikes back
by Pınar Polat
In Indonesia and Vietnam, local polyolefin prices have maintained a downward trajectory in the face of frail demand conditions. The downtrend across the region’s import markets as well as the volatility in the energy values have also dampened the sentiment...
19-05-2021


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About ChemOrbis Polypropylene (PP) prices and Plastics News

Polypropylene (PP) is a product group produced by the conversion of propylene monomer through a process of polymerization. Polypropylene (PP) is the world's second largest polymer in terms of consumption. There are two main types of PP: Homo-PP and PP Copolymer.

Homo-PP (PPH) is further divided into various grades, such as raffia, injection, fiber, film, BOPP and non-woven. Homo-PP is used in various applications, such as sacks, gift wraps, carpet yarns, kitchenware, automotive parts, food packaging, sanitary pads, diapers and wet wipes. PP Copolymer, which is made more durable by the addition of ethylene monomer during the conversion process, is used in household appliances, automotive and electrical parts and pipe applications.

Looking at the most important net buyer and supplier countries in the polypropylene (PP) market, China stands at the top of the list of importing countries. As of 2020, China alone realizes 25% of the world’s total PP imports. China is followed by Turkey, which imports 10% of the world’s total PP production, while Italy occupies the third place in rankings. South Korea, Malaysia and Germany comprise the top three main PP suppliers.

ChemOrbis Polypropylene (PP) prices and Plastics News section contain information on the market trends, as well as supply-demand factors and production costs that determine the pricing, statistics on imports and exports, along with maintenance shutdowns, restarts, and new capacities related to PP facilities.

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