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Polymers Market : Plastics News and Resin Prices

HDPE , LLDPE , LDPE , Price , China , PE , PP Homo , PP

China’s import PP, PE markets see low prices disappear
by Pınar Polat  and Merve Sezgün
Rising crude oil futures coupled with positive news regarding the trade war have helped PP and PE sellers gather courage to adopt a firmer stance on their offers to China recently. This has resulted in a cautious rebound, with low prices disappearing from the market...

Price , Europe , Northwest Europe , PET , Italy

European PET markets seek balance after a year of weakness
by Başak Ceylan
PET prices in Europe have been under continuous downward pressure for the large part of 2019 . The prevalent trend can even be traced back as far as late August 2018 on ChemOrbis Price Index, barring a short-lived recovery between January and March 2019. And now, as early indicators for the year-end and 2020 starting to take shape, players are focused on finding a bottom for the PET market...

Price , China , SEA & India , PVC

Taiwanese PVC major’s first pricing for 2020 matches expectations in Asia
by Pınar Polat
A major Taiwanese producer started this week by revealing its January 2020 pricing with slight increases from December 2019. This was in line with Asian players’ initial expectations given the ongoing firmness in China’s local PVC market, tightness across the region and improving demand in India...

Ethylene , Asia Pacific , Price , China , SEA & India , Propylene

Asian ethylene, propylene markets yet to respond to OPEC cuts
by Manolya Tufan
In Asia, spot ethylene and propylene markets have defied the firming energy markets in the wake of OPEC and its allies’ decision to deepen oil production cuts so far. Prices for both monomers continued to edge down amid worries for supply overhang and poor derivative demand...

Malaysia , SEA & India , HDPE , LLDPE , Vietnam , Price , Turkey , PE

US PE stabilizes in Turkey and SEA, buyers remain skeptical
by Merve Madakbaşı
American PE has started to give signals of stabilization in global markets following sharp declines throughout the last quarter of 2019. Now, sellers appear reluctant to provide additional discounts after easing their stock pressure to some extent for December...

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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 raw material prices.

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.

Plastics price news may include price levels, production costs as well as production news covering capacity news and force majeure 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

and for the following products :

Polyethylene (PE) : LDPE, LLDPE, HDPE, PP (Polypropylene) : PP Homo, PP Copolymer, Polyvynl Chloride (PVC) : SPVC, Polysyrene (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.

Freight, customs regulations, economic and financial related topics are also covered under the plastics news section.

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