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African PE players: Supply issues may continue to prop up prices

African PE players: Supply issues may continue to prop up prices

According to ChemOrbis, players operating in African PE markets generally voiced their complaints about slow end product demand with only a few seeing slight improvements ahead of approaching Ramadan. Buying interest for imports is not that healthy across the region while the ongoing cash flow constraints and depreciating local currencies against the US dollar addRead More

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Delta between Italy’s and Turkey’s LDPE markets at a year high

In Italy, the firming trend in the PE market has been in place since late February because of persistently tight supply stemming from several force majeure announcements and outages in the region. Since the beginning of March, LDPE prices have posted three digit hikes of €300-350/ton in Italy’s spot market, based on average ChemOrbis PriceRead More

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PE prices record sharp hikes for May in Europe, June outlook cloudy

According to ChemOrbis, players in Europe report that PE prices are recording another month of sharp increases for May while the outlook for June is cloudy as supply concerns are showing some initial signs of easing while buyers complain that they cannot afford to accept another round of price hikes after facing three consecutive monthsRead More

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European PET players: Prices firm up ahead of feedstock contracts

In Europe’s PET market, players report that offers on the low end of the PET price range are disappearing ahead of the higher expected MEG and PX contracts, according to ChemOrbis. Spot PET prices in Europe moved up by €10-50/ton during the past week. The greater part of the increase occurred at the low endRead More

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Mid-Eastern suppliers approach Turkey with hefty PE hikes for May

It has been the fourth month in a row that price hikes have been materializing in Turkey’s PE market. Regular Middle Eastern suppliers started to reveal their May prices late last week with a Saudi major pioneering the monthly hikes in hefty amounts as per ChemOrbis pricing service. The Saudi major’s new offer levels indicateRead More

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New round of PVC hikes projected for May in Europe

According to ChemOrbis, PVC players in Europe are wrapping up their April transactions with increases ranging between €70-150/ton for various origins, with some sellers claiming to have been sold out in the first half of this month. May expectations already started to be expressed for refreshed hike attempts, albeit for relatively modest amounts. This isRead More

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How will global polyamide market fare in the future?

A new study by Ceresana predicted that the global polyamide (PA) 6 and 66 market, at US$24.4 billion in 2014, will grow by 3.1% per year to around US$31.2 billion in 2022. Synthetic fibers made of PA, colloquially called “nylon”, offers strong tear and abrasion resistance. They also have high elasticity and shape stability. PARead More