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Covid concerns loom large in China, hitting demand and supply-chain
by Pınar Polat
With less than a month to go until the start of the Chinese New Year and the opening of the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing, China has been facing a new wave of Covid-19, including the latest and more infectious variant Omicron...
12-01-2022


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

SE Asian PP, PE markets look for direction amid tepid demand, rising freights
by Shibu Itty Kuttickal
Buying sentiment in Southeast Asia's PP and PE markets may improve only after the Chinese New Year, with requirements for January mostly tied up and those for February limited, say players. On the other hand, imports come in a trickle given the recent surge in freight rates...
10-01-2022


PP Copolymer , Import/Export Statistics , HDPE , LLDPE , LDPE , Turkey , PE , PP Homo , PP

Stats: Turkey’s PP, PE imports on track for record-setting year
by Başak Ceylan
ChemOrbis Import Statistics showed that Turkey’s total polymer imports in November surged 24% on the month and 27% on the year to a monthly total of 537,780 tons. A breakdown in monthly figures also showed a continued demand for PP and PE, with both products indicating large gains on both monthly and yearly terms...
04-01-2022


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

Asian PP, PE markets to start 2022 on a bearish note
by Pınar Polat
PP and PE players in China and Southeast Asia have been receiving January offers from both regional and overseas suppliers in the past two weeks with decreases. The regional polyolefin markets have been steadily moving lower since October, with only a few days left until 2022...
30-12-2021


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

PE, PP bearishness to continue into January for SEA imports
by Shibu Itty Kuttickal
As Southeast Asian import prices of both PE and PP have been falling for the last two months, traders expect the bearishness to continue into January, with sellers continuing to notify more price cuts...
22-12-2021


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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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PPH raffia, PPH fiber, PPH injection, PPH film, PPH non-woven, PPH medical, BOPP, PP Copolymer injection, PP Copolymer extrusion, PP Copolymer pipe type 2, PP Random Copolymer injection, PP Random Copolymer extrusion, PP Random Copolymer pipe type 3.

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