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

Indonesia’s PE, PP markets remain strong despite softer sentiment in China
by Abdul Hadhi
PE and PP prices in Indonesia remain stable to firm in the local market even as the sentiment in China is turning cautious.Players attribute the relative strength of Indonesian PP, PE markets to the expectations of limited supply due to an upcoming maintenance...

PET , SEA & India , Egypt , Price , China , Middle East , Turkey

PET prices weaken further in Asia and Mediterranean
by Başak Ceylan
Since early July, lower feedstock costs coupled with disappointing downstream demand have reversed the uptrend that lasted only for three weeks in June in the Asian PET markets, particularly in China. Mediterranean markets soon followed China’s lead, with prices largely cancelling the gains recorded in the second half of last month...

Vietnam , Price , PP Homo , PP

Vietnam PP market yet to respond to faltering upturn in China
by Pınar Polat
According to ChemOrbis Price Index, Vietnam’s local and import homo-PP markets extended gains into the fourth week after bottoming out in mid-June. Players are now wondering whether the firming trend in Vietnam will be sustained as the sentiment in China PP market has faltered recently...

Price , Turkey , PE , HDPE , LLDPE , LDPE

Turkey’s PE market stuck between weak fundamentals and up pressure from China
by Merve Madakbaşı
Turkey’s import PE market seems to have mostly stabilized for LDPE and LLDPE as the second half of July has kicked off, although HDPE remains under pressure from slack buying interest...

Price , China , PP

Firming PP trend falters in China’s local market
by Merve Sezgün
Following an upturn of almost one month triggered by futures prices, China’s local PP market has turned to a stable to soft note recently. The sentiment faltered upon lower future prices as well as the fluctuations of crude oil...

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