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

Pace of declines decelerates in Europe’s PP, PE markets, is bottom near?
by Manolya Tufan
Regional PP and PE markets fell for the 4th straight month in July, albeit at a slower pace. Prices broke below certain thresholds, triggering cautious purchases. Players discuss whether or not these along with firming upstream markets can give a clue about the bottom of prices...
17-07-2023


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

Monsoon dampens India’s PP and PE markets in July
by Shibu Itty Kuttickal
Import PE and PP prices in India continue to languish as demand weakened further in July, compared to the previous month. Buyers have kept waiting for further price cuts, despite some hike attempts by sellers. Although the monsoon rains had a sluggish start in June, it made up for the shortfall in the weeks ahead, keeping polyolefin requirements lower. Slowing Asian and western economies also affected the market sentiment...
12-07-2023


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

Türkiye’s PP, PE markets face uncertainties following holidays
by Merve Madakbaşı
Turkish polyolefin players have returned from a long break, trying to observe local and global dynamics for cues regarding post-Eid pricing. Deals have been scarce so far amid a blurry outlook between small fluctuations in most outlets and mild downstream demand at home. Moreover, pending announcements from regular suppliers kept players on the sidelines in most cases...
07-07-2023


Malaysia , India , HDPE , Price , China , PE , Singapore , Philippines , PP Copolymer , SEA & India , Thailand , LLDPE , LDPE , Vietnam , Indonesia , PP Homo , PP

PP, PE markets in Southeast Asia look for cues from China
by Shibu Itty Kuttickal
PP and PE market players in Southeast Asia are looking for indications from China on the direction ahead. China’s import PP markets failed to replicate a positive turn in the domestic markets, while a two-week rebound in China’s PE markets is being viewed with an abundance of caution as the demand side still looks not so promising...
04-07-2023


Asia Pacific , PP Copolymer , Import/Export Statistics , China , PP Homo , PP

Stats: China’s Jan-May PPH exports fall 25%, imports slightly up
by Merve Sezgün
China’s homo-PP exports performed well in Q1, with a 12% increase on year and a significant rise of 94% from the previous quarter. Data for April and May, however, came in lower and led to a visible decrease in the total PPH exports for the first five months of the year. As for the imports, the Jan-May data showed a slight increase, which came as a little bit of a surprise...
29-06-2023


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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 Türkiye, 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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