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Import PP, PE prices for Nov revealed in Kenya and Nigeria

by ChemOrbis Editorial Team -
  • 07/11/2018 (10:11)
Traders in Kenya and Nigeria have received new PP and PE prices from the overseas producers with steady-to-soft pricing policies amid the overall weak buying activities and comfortable supplies.

A Saudi major approached the Kenyan market with decreases of $10-30/ton for PE grades, while the producer’s prices for PP prices were unchanged from October.

Accordingly, the Saudi major’s new offers to Kenya currently stand at $1300/ton for PP inj. and raffia, $1330/ton for PP film, $1340/ton for HDPE film, $1250/ton for LDPE film, and $1160-1170/ton for LLDPE c4 film, all on CFR Mombasa, Kenya, 90 days basis.

"Our end business demand slightly improved while the overall trading activity remains below average," a source stated.

In Nigeria, a trader reported receiving new PP and PE offers from a South Korean supplier at $1300/ton for PP inj. and raffia, $1340/ton for PPBC inj., $1220/ton for HDPE Film, $1180-1200/ton for LDPE film, and $1120/ton for LLDPE c4 film, all on CFR Lagos, cash basis.

The source stated that the PE market has remained slow whereas the PP market has been faring better and added that they are waiting to receive new offers from the Middle Eastern producers.
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