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

African PP, PE markets extend gains into Sept on tightness
by Başak Ceylan
In Africa, PP and PE offers for September were firmer as compared to August, largely as a result of diminished supplies from the Middle Eastern and Asian suppliers. Although demand was little changed from last month, the tight supply situation dictated the higher pricing across the regional markets...
14-09-2021


ABS , Europe , HIPS , Northwest Europe , Price , GPPS , PS , Italy

European PS follows SM lower in Sept, ABS flat on tightness
by Manolya Tufan
In Europe, spot PS markets have reversed the course amid lower styrene settlement and unsupportive supply-demand dynamics. However, ABS prices have moved sideways amid ongoing tightness and relatively better demand...
13-09-2021


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

Turkey PP, PE markets propelled higher by shipping bottlenecks in Sept
by Merve Madakbaşı
Import polyolefin markets in Turkey have recorded new increases as September kicked off. The main trigger behind the hikes has been logistic issues which have led to additional increases in freight rates and long delays in deliveries, particularly from the Middle East...
10-09-2021


Malaysia , India , Northwest Europe , Price , China , Singapore , Italy , Philippines , SEA & India , Thailand , PVC , Egypt , Asia Pacific , Vietnam , Indonesia , Turkey

Are record-high PVC prices the new normal amid enduring pandemic?
by Merve Sezgün
The global PVC rally, which has been in place since the 2nd quarter of 2020 if some short-term correction periods are ignored, has once again gained momentum amid the ongoing shipping crisis and supply shortages. Import prices in major markets have broken their previous peaks, raising the questions: How long will this rally last? Are the record-high PVC prices the new normal?...
09-09-2021


Price , Europe , Northwest Europe , PVC , Italy

European PVC up for 16th month in Sept, prices touch new highs
by Manolya Tufan
In Europe, fresh PVC offers that have been announced for September so far indicate small increases despite the slightly lower ethylene settlement. The bullish trend entered its 16th month, with supply-demand dynamics remaining as key factors setting the tone of the market. PVC prices hit fresh record highs, needless to say...
08-09-2021


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