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

Turkey’s local PP, PE and PVC markets yield to subdued demand
by Merve Madakbaşı
The locally-held markets of Turkey have responded to persistently tepid demand since November kicked off. Before, PP and PE prices reached their highest levels since around March-April, while PVC hit an all-time high in late October...
12-11-2021


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

China's PP, PE prices mostly stabilize after Dalian market turbulence
by Merve Sezgün
Import and local polyolefin prices in China have not seen any major changes so far this week as the sentiment has slightly improved amid the end of the sharp falls in futures. The PP and PE downfall was triggered by plunging futures in mid-October and lasted for a few weeks, ChemOrbis Price Index data reveal...
11-11-2021


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

North and West African PE, PP markets surge in November
by Başak Ceylan
PE and PP materials offered to northern African destinations including Egypt, Algeria and Morocco saw marked increases as compared to October. November offers in Nigeria, the largest polymer market in western Africa, were likewise higher month-on-month, largely as a result of constrained availability and the global uptrend...
09-11-2021


PP Copolymer , Europe , Northwest Europe , Price , PP Homo , PP , Italy

Will initial November hikes for PP prove workable in Europe?
by Manolya Tufan
In Europe, PP suppliers have approached the market with increases in line with or beyond the propylene hike of €95/ton, which has baffled market participants. Producers sought 3-digit hikes for November, citing rising upstream and utility costs. Yet, this was met with raised eyebrows by some participants given moderate demand and comfortable availability...
08-11-2021


Price , Turkey , PP Homo , PP

Turkey’s PP market eases off from 7-month high on demand pressure
by Merve Madakbaşı
PP prices have leveled off from multi-month highs as sellers yielded to muted demand in Turkey. Unsupportive derivative demand led to stiff resistance towards the upper ends of the market, in particular. The emergence of Asian origins mitigated the impact of still-limited supplies from Saudi Arabia...
05-11-2021


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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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