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

PP, PE recovery elusive yet in India but seasonal strength round the corner
by Shibu Itty Kuttickal
Recovery in PP and PE markets in India has stayed elusive despite expectations since last month but the approaching Oct-Dec festive season and a lengthy period of inactivity may lead to pent-up demand and prop up prices. A couple of refinery issues would also likely start crimping polyolefin supplies in India soon...
13-09-2022


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

Turkey’s PP and PE markets track opposite directions in September
by Merve Madakbaşı
A rising tide has not lifted all the boats in Turkey’s polyolefin markets in September. PP and PE prices have moved on opposite paths so far in the midst of the prevailing supply-demand dynamics. Meanwhile, the pressure from muted end markets remains intact for both products, not to mention inflationary pressures across the board...
09-09-2022


PP Copolymer , HDPE , LLDPE , LDPE , Ethylene , Price , China , PE , PP Homo , PP , Propylene

China’s PP and PE downfall continues despite reduced run rates
by Pınar Polat
In China, PP and PE prices have been on a downward trajectory since April, although output has remained curbed particularly since July amid producers’ efforts to bear the high production costs. Poor demand amid the ongoing covid restrictions as well as an uncertain economic outlook has been eclipsing the gradual decrease in local supply and weighing on spot prices...
07-09-2022


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

Egypt’s domestic and import PP, PE markets in opposite directions
by Başak Ceylan
A number of divergent forces have been pulling Egypt’s domestic and import polyolefin markets in opposite directions for the past few weeks. While a shortage of foreign exchange and hampered import activity have given distributors leverage to announce price increases, the import PP and PE markets have continued to weaken amid diminished demand...
30-08-2022


PP Copolymer , Europe , Northwest Europe , HDPE , LLDPE , LDPE , Price , PE , PP Homo , PP , Italy

European PP, PE markets brace for steep falls again as ‘perfect storm’ brews
by Manolya Tufan
European players are bracing themselves for another round of 3-digit drops in September as trading activity has been slowly resuming after summer holidays. Polyolefin markets remain on a shaky ground as energy costs have spiked to fresh highs, hefty drops are projected for monomer contracts, consumption has been hit hard by rampant inflation and European producers have started to reduce capacities gradually...
29-08-2022


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About ChemOrbis Polypropylene (PP) prices and Plastics News

Polypropylene (PP) is a product group produced by the conversion of propylene monomer through a process of polymerization. Polypropylene (PP) is the world's second largest polymer in terms of consumption. There are two main types of PP: Homo-PP and PP Copolymer.

Homo-PP (PPH) is further divided into various grades, such as raffia, injection, fiber, film, BOPP and non-woven. Homo-PP is used in various applications, such as sacks, gift wraps, carpet yarns, kitchenware, automotive parts, food packaging, sanitary pads, diapers and wet wipes. PP Copolymer, which is made more durable by the addition of ethylene monomer during the conversion process, is used in household appliances, automotive and electrical parts and pipe applications.

Looking at the most important net buyer and supplier countries in the polypropylene (PP) market, China stands at the top of the list of importing countries. As of 2020, China alone realizes 25% of the world’s total PP imports. China is followed by Turkey, which imports 10% of the world’s total PP production, while Italy occupies the third place in rankings. South Korea, Malaysia and Germany comprise the top three main PP suppliers.

ChemOrbis Polypropylene (PP) prices and Plastics News section contain information on the market trends, as well as supply-demand factors and production costs that determine the pricing, statistics on imports and exports, along with maintenance shutdowns, restarts, and new capacities related to PP facilities.

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