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PP Copolymer , Price , China , PP Homo , PP

China's PPH downtrend intact amid uncertain demand recovery
by Pınar Polat
Since early April, PP prices have gradually declined in China, with homo-PP raffia offers below the $1100/ton mark appearing in the market this week. This was mainly due to weak demand conditions amid the lasting impacts of strict Covid-19 curbs...

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

Local PP, PE markets across SE Asia buffeted by weak demand
by Shibu Itty Kuttickal  and Esra Ersöz
Local PP and PE markets in Southeast Asia have moved south in the past two months, impinged by persistently weak demand, even though the appreciating US dollar continues to keep imports into the region uncompetitive...

Economic&Financial , PP Copolymer , HDPE , LLDPE , Egypt , LDPE , Price , PE , PP Homo , PP

Egyptian polyolefin markets assess impact of new import rules
by Başak Ceylan
The Central Bank of Egypt’s decision to reverse its rules requiring importers to get letters of credit (L/Cs) was welcomed by market players in a bid to improve supplies. However, players largely remained cautious amid a challenging macro-economic environment in Egypt...

PP Copolymer , India , HDPE , LLDPE , LDPE , Asia Pacific , Price , China , PE , PP Homo , PP

Indian PP, PE markets remain bearish ahead of monsoon
by Shibu Itty Kuttickal
Surplus import availability from China, as a result of Beijing’s stern restrictions to stem the spread of COVID-19, has been keeping Indian PP and PE markets bearish, which would likely continue at least for the next couple of months as the monsoon sets in...

Asia Pacific , Price , China , PE , SEA & India , PP

Strong US dollar renders Asian PP, PE imports uncompetitive
by Shibu Itty Kuttickal  and Esra Ersöz
The soaring dollar against global currencies has led to PP and PE imports getting uncompetitive against locally sold products across China, Southeast Asia and India as import costs rise, traders said...

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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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