Skip to content

Polymers Market : Plastics News and Resin Prices

Price , Europe , Northwest Europe , PVC , Italy

Will Europe’s PVC markets reach a plateau in May?
by Manolya Tufan
Massive increases of €185-200/ton passed on April PVC deals in most cases, carrying prices to new all-time highs across Europe. The rally, which has been in place for almost two years, has caused demand to slacken recently. Participants are discussing whether or not PVC prices will reach a plateau next month despite softer ethylene expectations...

Malaysia , Philippines , India , SEA & India , Thailand , Asia Pacific , Vietnam , Price , China , Indonesia , Taiwan , Singapore

India’s import PVC prices give into pressure from Chinese availability
by Shibu Itty Kuttickal
The steep decreases in a major Taiwanese producer’s May PVC offers have led to similar cuts in offer levels from Chinese and other Taiwanese suppliers to India, the world’s largest PVC importer, reinforcing expectations for a bearish month ahead...

Algeria , Kenya , Africa , Price , PE , Nigeria , Morocco , Tunisia , PP

African PP, PE markets surge but demand unresponsive in April
by Başak Ceylan
African polyolefin markets saw triple-digit price increases in April, largely as a result of tightening supplies across the region and higher manufacturing costs. Although most sellers stood firm on higher offers to recover margins, some showed more flexibility in their negotiations as weaker-than-usual demand took a toll on trading...

Malaysia , India , Price , Singapore , Philippines , PP Copolymer , SEA & India , Thailand , Vietnam , Indonesia , Turkey , PP Homo , PP

Russian and Chinese PPH cargoes find way to Turkey and Vietnam
by Manolya Tufan  and Esra Ersöz
PPH markets in Turkey and Vietnam are embracing imported cargoes from Russia and China at relatively competitive levels. Vietnam, in particular, has been under pressure from exports from China, where low netbacks and lockdowns push sellers to export more but logistics mishaps persist...

Malaysia , India , Price , China , Singapore , MEG , Philippines , PTA , South Korea , PET , SEA & India , Thailand , Vietnam , Indonesia , Paraxylene

Lackluster demand, lower oil prices dominate Asia PET markets
by Pınar Polat
In Asia, PET suppliers have approached regional markets with stable to softer pricing for the third steady week, with pressure from weak demand conditions, low upstream prices, as well as continuing volatility in the energy markets...

More Free Information on Plastics Industry: Glossary Production Flowcharts
More Free Information on Plastics Industry: Glossary | Production Flowcharts
About ChemOrbis Free Plastics News

ChemOrbis Free Plastics News section includes plastics industry news covering all the important developments affecting supply and demand balance for the polymers industry and plastics resin prices.

Plastics News covers any development affecting the prices of polymers and plastic raw materials including Polyethylene (PE) - consisting of HDPE, LDPE and LLDPE - Polypropylene (PP), Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC), Polystyrene (PS) and ABS.

Not only plastics resins, but also the production chain starting from crude oil to naphtha and the monomers and feedstock costs including ethylene, propylene, styrene, benzene, PX and MEG are within the scope of ChemOrbis Plastics News. Any news pertaining to these products in global markets about market trends, the changes in supply-demand dynamics and import-export stats as well as production updates - including maintenance shutdowns, plant turnarounds, closures, force majeure declarations, restarts and new capacities - are covered in this section.

ChemOrbis Plastics News also consists of stories about the changes in customs legislations for plastic resins in regional markets, freight rates in global markets, economic and financial developments that affect demand directly or indirectly as well as the updates of the companies operating in the plastics sector.

Free Plastics News section includes the news for the following markets:

Asia Pacific & India : China, South Korea, Japan, Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam, India

Middle East & Africa : Turkey, Egypt, Saudi Arabia, GCC, Iran, North Africa, East Africa, West Africa and South Africa

Europe & CIS : Italy, Germany, France, Netherlands, Belgium, Russia, Ukraine, CIS, Northwest Europe

Americas : North America, South America, USA, Canada, Mexico

for the following products :

Polyethylene (PE) : LDPE, LLDPE, HDPE, PP (Polypropylene) : PP Homo, PP Copolymer, Polyviynl Chloride (PVC) : SPVC, Polystyrene (PS) : HIPS, GPPS, EPS, PET (Polyethylene Terephthalate) : PET Bottle, PET Film, ABS (Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene), feedstocks & monomers including crude oil, naphtha, ethylene, propylene, VCM, EDC, styrene, benzene, MEG, paraxylene, PTA and butadiene.

To track the most updated plastic resin prices, please visit ChemOrbis Resin Prices page.

Serving 70,000+ companies and 100,000+ business professionals since 2001, ChemOrbis enables plastics industry buyers, sellers and producers make winning buy/sell decisions and connections. ChemOrbis' services are designed to deliver its promises under highly volatile market conditions. ChemOrbis Market Information and Analysis Tools provide you with all the information required to understand the prevailing market conditions and anticipate short term expectations.

About Us


Free Trial
Member Login