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

European PP, PE players brace for another round of 3-digit hikes in Feb
by Manolya Tufan
In Europe, participants expect to see another round of supply-driven increases as February approaches. PE suppliers closed their order books before the month ended owing to supply limitations. Meanwhile, PP supplies remained short amid a lack of imports from mainstream suppliers and export activities of regional suppliers...

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

PP, PE expectations take shape amid divergent factors in Turkey
by Merve Madakbaşı
Turkey’s PP and PE markets retained their bullish trend in January bolstered by supply limitations. Meanwhile, PE recorded more sizable hikes compared to PP due to several reasons. The focus has turned to February recently with players voicing their expectations...

Malaysia , Philippines , India , SEA & India , Thailand , PVC , Vietnam , Price , China , Indonesia , Singapore

Bullish PVC sentiment cools off in Asia; import markets look for direction
by Merve Sezgün
The longest-ever price rally in Asia’s import PVC markets took a knock from a Taiwanese major’s lower-than-expected February hike last week. Following the $30/ton hike announcement, a number of NE Asian suppliers revised down their prices to move them closer to the major’s new levels at $1190/ton CIF China and $1320/ton CIF India...

PP Copolymer , Price , China , PP Homo , PP

Will China's local PP market retain futures-driven gains prior to holidays?
by Pınar Polat
In late November 2020, local PP prices in China retreated from their 20-month highs and followed a stable to softer trend until the week that ended on January 15. As of the second half of January, however, prices shifted upwards with support from the consecutive increases in Dalian futures...

HIPS , SEA & India , Styrene , Price , GPPS , China , PS

Upcoming holidays, COVID spike pressure PS in Asia
by Abdul Hadhi
Import PS prices in Asia have been slipping from late November of last year. It was initially due to the year-end market lull amid holidays but the pressure has continued into 2021 as the number of COVID-19 cases spike and activity starts to thin heading towards the Chinese New Year...

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