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Egypt's PE market stutters after bullish start, PP firmer in Feb
by Nada Samir  and Başak Ceylan
After a bullish start to February, import PE offers started seeing downward revisions. Although buyers’ resistance forced sellers to trim their offers down to January deal levels, tightening supplies for PP grades and rising costs kept the pricing firm in Egypt...
08-02-2022


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

Turkey’s PP, PE markets open February on firm footing
by Merve Madakbaşı
Import polyolefin markets moved higher for most products on the heels of surging costs and the end of power curbs. Most importantly, the end of power curbs boosted buying interest for the new month. Low netbacks in Turkey repelled some PE suppliers, which helped the market reverse course in February, while a lack of Iranian and Asian sources continued to bolster PP...
04-02-2022


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

Stats: Turkey’s 2021 polymer imports set a new record at 5.5 million tons
by Merve Madakbaşı
According to ChemOrbis Import Statistics, Turkey’s cumulative polymer imports have set a new record at 5,558,000 tons in the whole of 2021. The total figure was up by 3.8% from 2020 when Turkey imported 5,351,000 tons of polymers...
02-02-2022


Asia Pacific , Price , Import/Export Statistics , India , PP

PP prices to extend bullish run into February in India
by Shibu Itty Kuttickal  and Esra Ersöz
Import PPH prices continue to rise in India as players resort to stock building in anticipation of higher prices. Indian buyers, who mostly remained on the sidelines in November - December, have been back to replenish stocks. Accordingly, the uptrend that kicked off in January is readying to persist in February...
31-01-2022


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

Turkey PP, PE markets yet to respond to firmer Asia as power cuts loom large
by Merve Madakbaşı
Polyolefin players in Turkey have been shattered by country-wide power cuts, which have hit plastics manufacturing and had knock-on effects on resin demand. As major industrial zones suffered from production losses, price discussions were rare. Thus, PP and PE have responded neither to the ongoing uptrend in Asian markets nor rising crude oil futures...
28-01-2022


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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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