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HDPE , Price , UAE , PE , Jordan , PP Copolymer , Lebanon , LLDPE , LDPE , Middle East , PP Homo , Saudi Arabia , PP

July PP, PE offers emerge softer in Mid-Eastern markets
by AYA BAHAA  and Başak Ceylan
Players in the Middle Eastern PP and PE markets started receiving July offers from regional producers and traders, largely in line with expectations. Amid an ongoing lull in trading ahead of the Eid al-Adha holiday and the Hajj season, several players said that they were expecting further price concessions in the upcoming days...
05-07-2022


Price , Europe , Northwest Europe , PE , PP , Italy

European PP, PE players brace for another round of 3-digit drops in July
by Manolya Tufan
In Europe, participants expect to see another round of sizeable drops in July following 3-digit drops in the monomer settlements. Although PE suppliers seem reluctant to cut their prices by more than the ethylene drop, PP prices will probably see decreases larger than the propylene’s outcome amid weaker sentiment...
04-07-2022


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

July PP, PE prices into China, SE Asia signal further bearishness ahead
by Pınar Polat
Several regional and overseas suppliers announced their July PP and PE prices to China and Southeast Asia mostly with decreases this week. Bearish demand in China amid the uncertainty over the pandemic has persisted, standing as the main factor pulling prices down across the region...
30-06-2022


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

PP, PVC and PE under pressure of sluggish demand in Turkey
by Merve Madakbaşı
Turkey’s import polymer markets have remained under the pressure of persistently thin demand as inflationary pressures, which hit end product markets hard across the board, kept resin consumption tied to limited needs...
24-06-2022


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

European PP, PE markets buffeted by weak fundamentals, further declines ahead
by Manolya Tufan
Having closed June deals with 3-digit drops, European PP and PE players are bracing for further drops next month amid ample supplies and weak demand. Monomer expectations also emerged softer given the growing disparity between spot prices and the contract levels...
23-06-2022


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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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