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Turkey’s US PVC import volume lowest since 2008

Turkey’s US PVC import volume lowest since 2008

November import statistics of Turkey were revealed on ChemOrbis with overall PVC imports in November suggesting an approximate decrease of 19% on a monthly basis and 16% on a yearly basis. Cumulative PVC imports in the January-November period, meanwhile, display a yearly decrease of 8%. Also of note, PVC cargoes imported from the US inRead More

January expectations diverge in global polyolefin markets

As reported on www.ChemOrbis.com, global polyolefin markets ended 2015 in the midst of fluctuating energy costs, stagnant trade given the year end book closures, holidays and slower economies. PP and PE markets in Turkey, the Middle East and Africa closed the year on a weak note with initial fresh offers coming lower. Prices in ChinaRead More

SE Asian PP buyers anticipate further discounts in January

PP buyers in Southeast Asia are keeping to the sidelines in anticipation of seeing further discounts in January after the New Year holidays in spite of the fact that PP prices remain at multi-year lows, according to data from ChemOrbis Price Index, which shows that import homo- PP prices on a CFR Southeast Asia basisRead More

Egypt’s PP market hits the lowest levels since 2009

According to ChemOrbis Price Wizard, Egypt’s PP raffia market hit its lowest levels seen since 2009 both for import and local prices. This past week, distributors’ overall raffia prices saw additional decreases of EGP100-500/ton ($13-64/ton). Within the range, Egyptian cargoes tracked a stable to EGP150/ton ($19/ton) softer trend while locally held Middle Eastern cargoes wereRead More

Plastics news

Southeast Asian local PP markets at their lowest since 2009

Local PP prices in several Southeast Asian markets, including Thailand, Indonesia and Vietnam, hit multi year lows as of the past week. Prices, according to ChemOrbis Price Wizard, were at their lowest levels reported since 2009, when the index for Southeast Asia’s local PP market was first launched. In Vietnam, local PP prices witnessed furtherRead More

Plastic Prices

Chinese PP players discuss implications of weaker crude

Last week, players had been reporting that China’s PP market was showing signs of stabilizing after an extended downward turn, pointing to steady energy costs and limited supplies from domestic producers. At the start of this week, however, players are questioning the sustainability of the recent stabilizing trend, commenting that demand has not really improvedRead More

Plastic Recycling

Sellers lift Dec PP prices to Europe on tight supplies

As reported on www.ChemOrbis.com, players in Europe report that some regional producers have started to announce higher PP prices  for December in spite of the fact that the propylene contract was settled with a rollover. Sellers cited tight supply and healthy demand as the main reasons for their price increases while buyers indicated that theyRead More

PET price

Chinese players face firmer PET prices after the holiday

In China, players started to come back to the market late last week following the week long National Day holiday, that was celebrated between October 1 and 7 as reported on www.ChemOrbis.com. Although players have been taking their time to resume their operations, export PET prices have already started to be voiced with increases. ChineseRead More