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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


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

Clouds hang over China's PP, PE and PVC markets again on fears of fresh clusters
by Pınar Polat
The Chinese government’s commitment to the “zero-case” policy persists, and so do the efforts to revive the covid-hit economy. The recovery hopes following Shanghai’s reopening in early June have recently been dashed again amid the uphill battle with new outbreaks...
16-06-2022


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

Demand slowdown accelerates in African PP, PE markets in June
by Başak Ceylan
Although strategies for pricing differed from one regional market to another, there was one common theme among market players in Africa: deteriorating demand conditions and lacklustre buying activities amid rising inflation and other wider economic factors...
14-06-2022


PP Copolymer , India , HDPE , LLDPE , Production News , LDPE , Price , PE , PP Homo , PP

Import PP prices signal recovery, PE yet to follow in India
by Shibu Itty Kuttickal
The easing of COVID restrictions in Chinese cities and the return of buying appetite in the local markets have arrested the downtrend of PP prices in India after almost two months, but PE sentiment remains relatively weak as major domestic plants return after turnarounds...
10-06-2022


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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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PPH raffia, PPH fiber, PPH injection, PPH film, PPH non-woven, PPH medical, BOPP, PP Copolymer injection, PP Copolymer extrusion, PP Copolymer pipe type 2, PP Random Copolymer injection, PP Random Copolymer extrusion, PP Random Copolymer pipe type 3.

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