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Price , Indonesia , PP Homo , PP , Propylene

Indonesia PP markets hold firm on tight availability
by Pınar Polat
The uptrend that kicked off in Indonesia’s PP markets in late August has continued this week mainly with support from tight availability...
28-10-2020


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

Will it be supply or demand to set PP, PE outlook in Europe?
by Manolya Tufan
The sentiment in European PP and PE markets shifted as of mid-October as overall supplies dwindled amid the lack of imports, regional production glitches and boosted exports. Players suggested that decreases may come to a halt going forward, while November expectations call for a stable to slightly firmer trend...
19-10-2020


PP Copolymer , Price , China , PP Homo , PP

Post-holiday hikes carry China homo-PP market to 1-year high
by Merve Sezgün
China’s lengthy National Day holidays ended last Friday and PP players have been gradually returning to their desks since then. The post-holiday scene has been firm so far, with both local and import suppliers raising their offers amid reports that buying activity is brisk in China...
15-10-2020


Algeria , Kenya , Africa , Price , PE , Nigeria , Morocco , PP

Africa polymers: October offers higher amid reduced availability
by Başak Ceylan
In Africa, regional markets have seen a continued firming in prices, largely as a result of reduced allocations from import sellers. Although views on demand varied from region to region, market dynamics have been little changed across much of the continent...
13-10-2020


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

Turkey’s PP and PE markets move up, but riddled with uncertainties
by Merve Madakbaşı
Polyolefin prices in Turkey have followed a firm trend as the markets were mainly supported by limited supplies from Middle Eastern producers. Yet, Golden Week in China coupled with the depreciation of the Turkish lira against its peers has kept cautiousness in place...
09-10-2020


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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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