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Price , Turkey , PP Homo , PP

Turkey’s PP market retains strength moving into November
by Merve Madakbaşı
Import PP prices are closing October on a strong note amid tentative supply concerns for Saudi Arabian cargos and buoyant carpet demand from export markets. Nevertheless, a bunch of global and domestic dynamics have recently cast a cloud on the outlook and may cap larger increases...

Europe , SEA & India , USA , Price , China , Turkey , PE

Is this year-end going to be different for US PE exports?
by Esra Ersöz
Since the end of August, US PE cargoes have been almost absent in major spot markets due to the disruptions in production in the aftermath of hurricanes. The lack of this mainstream origin has contributed to the consecutive gains in Asia and the Middle East while its absence also kept the softening in check in Europe through September and October...

Price , Indonesia , PP Homo , PP , Propylene

Indonesia PP markets hold firm on tight availability
by Pınar Polat
The uptrend that kicked off in Indonesia’s PP markets in late August has continued this week mainly with support from tight availability...

Economic&Financial , Middle East , Saudi Arabia , Company Updates

Third quarter yields mixed results for Saudi petchem companies
by Başak Ceylan
Saudi petrochemical companies have so far announced mixed financial results for the third quarter of 2020. In spite of the significant challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic, some companies managed to benefit from higher sales volumes. However, some companies swung to a third-quarter net loss due to lower average selling prices...

Price , Europe , Northwest Europe , PVC , Italy

European PVC markets brace for 6th month of hikes in November
by Manolya Tufan
PVC markets in Europe are closing October with tightness-driven increases of €60-70/ton, marking the fifth month of rising streak. Expectations are also firm for next month. Tightness is likely to continue well into November, although the severity of it may subside in line with the return of PVC plants from maintenance works...

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