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PP Prices and News

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

European PP, PE buyers sideline ahead of further drops in June
by Manolya Tufan
Regional polyolefin markets are bracing for another round of steep drops in June, which would mark the third straight month of decreases. Bearish expectations for the imminent contracts and intensifying supply-demand imbalance paved the way for an unpromising outlook despite seasonality...
30-05-2023


HIPS , HDPE , Price , GPPS , China , PE , PP Copolymer , PET , LLDPE , PVC , LDPE , PET Bottle , Vietnam , PP Homo , PS , PP

Vietnam’s polymer markets buckle under an influx of Chinese cargoes
by Merve Sezgün
The polymer markets in Vietnam have been under heavy pressure due to a flood of PP, PE, PVC, PET and PS cargoes offered from China at competitive levels. A lack of a meaningful recovery in domestic demand has led to Chinese polymer suppliers to direct their cargoes to export markets, particularly to Vietnam as the closest outlet...
26-05-2023


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

Divergence grows between Egypt’s import and local PP, PE markets
by Nada Samir
In Egypt, major Middle Eastern producers rolled over PE and PP offers for May while foreign exchange shortage and restrained imports continued to buoy local prices despite lackluster demand. ChemOrbis Price Index suggests new all-time highs for local PP and PE markets in Egypt...
25-05-2023


Malaysia , India , Price , China , Singapore , Philippines , PP Copolymer , SEA & India , Thailand , Vietnam , Indonesia , PP Homo , PP

PP markets in China, Vietnam hit 3-year lows, readying to test new lows
by Esra Ersöz
The PP price rout, that has been in place since February across Asia, has deepened recently with the weekly averages of ChemOrbis Price Index hitting their lowest for the past three years both for China’s local and import markets. Exports from China have also weighed further down on Southeast Asia recently, pulling Vietnam’s import PPH market down to its 3-year lows...
24-05-2023


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

African PE, PP markets extend slide into May
by Nada Samir
In Africa, PP and PE markets saw lower offers from the Middle Eastern supplies for May, marking the second consecutive month of price cuts. The recent decreases came amid weakened market activities and demand, following rising inflation and recession woes hitting the region...
23-05-2023


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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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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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