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Europe , Northwest Europe , Vietnam , Price , China , Turkey , PP , Italy

A head scratching question: Will China’s focus on PP exports cushion the global run-up?
by Merve Madakbaşı  and Esra Ersöz
Chinese PP offers have shown up recently in Vietnam, Turkey and Europe, players reported. This is the consequence of Chinese producers’ willingness to take advantage of arbitrage opportunities emanating from sharper increases in these markets, although they are not necessarily at aggressive levels...

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

China, SEA PE markets continue uptrend under shadow of falling futures
by Merve Sezgün
The post-holiday PE upturn in China and Southeast Asia has persisted for the third week in a row, supported by limited supplies, strong ethylene, and the fact that CFR China/SEA prices still lag behind other global markets...

PP Copolymer , Price , China , PP Homo , PP

China’s import PP upturn persists despite buying resistance
by Merve Sezgün
Import PP prices in China have extended their gains into the third week after the Lunar New Year holidays. Despite buyers’ resistance, overseas sellers have stayed firm on their offers amid a global dearth of supply and several other export outlets offering much better netbacks...

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

African PP, PE markets soar to record highs in March
by Başak Ceylan
African PP and PE markets continued to rise in March as the recent production disruptions in the US exacerbated the already tight global supply situation. Although demand was hardly changed from last month, the supply-driven hikes pushed prices to new highs in the regional polyolefin markets...

PP Copolymer , Europe , Northwest Europe , HDPE , LLDPE , LDPE , Price , PE , PP Homo , PP , Italy

LDPE, PP prices hit all-time highs in Europe
by Manolya Tufan
European producers sought hikes in March deals well beyond the monthly monomer upsurge on the back of a combination of intensifying tightness and robust demand. March marked the fifth straight month of hikes, while the pace of gains accelerated. All in all, PP and LDPE markets hit all-time highs...

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