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Price , Turkey , PP Homo , PP

Turkey’s PP market nosedives following Eid al-Fitr
by Merve Madakbaşı
Polypropylene prices have been receding since late March when the market underwent the pressure of easing supplies thanks to Chinese volumes and buyers’ stiff resistance toward high-priced resins. Demand remained lethargic right after long holidays which spurred sharper price cuts in Turkey heading toward June...
21-05-2021


Vietnam , Price , Indonesia , PE , PP

Local PP, PE prices extend losses in Indonesia, Vietnam as COVID-19 strikes back
by Pınar Polat
In Indonesia and Vietnam, local polyolefin prices have maintained a downward trajectory in the face of frail demand conditions. The downtrend across the region’s import markets as well as the volatility in the energy values have also dampened the sentiment...
19-05-2021


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

Will Egypt's PP, PE markets extend declines to June?
by Başak Ceylan
In Egypt, the Middle Eastern suppliers downwardly adjusted their initial PP and PE prices for May, citing thin demand that continued to keep buyers at bay. The declines, which came ahead of the Eid al-Fitr holiday, raised expectations among players that further price cuts could be available by June...
18-05-2021


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

PP, PE sellers divert cargoes to China instead of COVID-hit India, SEA
by Merve Sezgün
Players in China’s import PP and PE markets have started to receive an increasing number of offers for diverted cargoes from India and Southeast Asia, where the second wave of COVID-19 pandemic continues to rage...
14-05-2021


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

African PP, PE markets down as demand weakens further in May
by Başak Ceylan
In African polyolefin markets, the uptrend that began in the latter half of last year ended as May PP and PE offers emerged with drops as compared to the previously available levels in April. The drops were not unexpected as some regional markets saw initial hike targets slip on heightened competition in late mid-to-late April...
12-05-2021


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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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