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HDPE , LLDPE , Price , Turkey , PE , PP Homo , PP

Turkey’s PP, PE markets evaluate possible impact of border closure with Iran
by Merve Madakbaşı
On February 23, Turkey closed its four land border gates with Iran as a preventative measure against the coronavirus outbreak. The reaction of polymer markets has been thin so far, however, due to the emergence of alternative supply sources...
28-02-2020


Price , China , India , SEA & India , PVC

Asia’s firm PVC sentiment shows signs of faltering amid competitive Chinese offers
by Merve Sezgün
PVC prices in most Asian markets increased from December to mid-February on the back of tight supplies and India’s robust seasonal demand. However, in recent days, the firm sentiment has shown signs of faltering. This is because Chinese producers have started to ramp up exports due to virus-hit local demand, and offered PVC at competitive levels particularly to Southeast Asia...
27-02-2020


Price , China , PET Bottle

Recovering downstream activity supports sentiment for PET bottle in China
by Pınar Polat
China’s local and export PET bottle markets have been following a largely steady note for the past two weeks as the gradual resumption in downstream activity has offset the impact of mounting inventory...
26-02-2020


Asia Pacific , Price , China , Propylene

Activity pick-up sends Asian spot C3 market into recovery mode
by Başak Ceylan
In Asia, the spot propylene market has gone into a recovery mode, slowly emerging from a month-long downtrend in the aftermath of the coronavirus outbreak in China...
25-02-2020


France , ABS , HDPE , PET Textile , GPPS , PE , EPS , Switzerland , PP Copolymer , PET , LLDPE , PVC , Spain , Austria , PP Homo , PP , HIPS , Northwest Europe , UK , Italy , SPVC , Import/Export Statistics , Europe , Belgium , LDPE , PET Bottle , Netherlands , PET Film , Russia , PS , Germany

Total polymer imports to EU28 hit record high in 2019
by Manolya Tufan
Data from Eurostat reveal that overall polymer imports into the European Union in 2019 hit a record high since 2001 following five straight years of expansion, according to ChemOrbis Stats Wizard...
24-02-2020


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Plastics News consists of articles about maintenance, plant shutdowns, turnarounds and new capacities as well as global plastics news, current resin prices (prices including HDPE prices, LDPE prices, LLDPE prices), Polypropylene prices (PP prices), Polyvinyl Chloride prices (PVC prices), Polystyrene prices (PS prices) and monomer prices, market trends, supply-demand changes as well as import-export statistics.

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