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

SE Asian PP, PE markets look for direction amid tepid demand, rising freights
by Shibu Itty Kuttickal
Buying sentiment in Southeast Asia's PP and PE markets may improve only after the Chinese New Year, with requirements for January mostly tied up and those for February limited, say players. On the other hand, imports come in a trickle given the recent surge in freight rates...

ABS , Price , Europe , HIPS , GPPS , PS

European PS, ABS markets open 2022 on firm footing
by Merve Madakbaşı
Spot polystyrene (PS) and acrylonitrile butadiene styrene (ABS) markets in Europe opened the new year with hike requests from producers. The main factor propping up the markets was rising upstream costs. Previously, both PS and ABS prices moved within narrow ranges throughout November and December amid production hiccups and year-end lull...

Malaysia , India , Price , China , Singapore , MEG , Philippines , PTA , PET , SEA & India , Thailand , Asia Pacific , Vietnam , Indonesia , Paraxylene

Asia PET prices extend gains into January
by Pınar Polat
PET prices across Asia not only closed 2021 on firm footing but also started the new year with additional increases, driven by higher feedstock costs and the lingering tightness inside China. This was despite the fact that demand was limited due to the off-season and tighter Covid-19 measures...

Import/Export Statistics , China , PVC

China’s PVC exports hit records in 2021; challenge global suppliers
by Esra Ersöz
China’s PVC exports almost tripled to hit above 1.6 million tons in January-November 2021 and hit an all-time high. Having beefed up its sales notably in almost all export destinations despite overrated freight rates, China also outperformed the prevailing PVC supplying countries including the US, Taiwan, Germany, France and Japan...

PP Copolymer , Import/Export Statistics , HDPE , LLDPE , LDPE , Turkey , PE , PP Homo , PP

Stats: Turkey’s PP, PE imports on track for record-setting year
by Başak Ceylan
ChemOrbis Import Statistics showed that Turkey’s total polymer imports in November surged 24% on the month and 27% on the year to a monthly total of 537,780 tons. A breakdown in monthly figures also showed a continued demand for PP and PE, with both products indicating large gains on both monthly and yearly terms...

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