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Vietnam PP prices propelled by bullish China market, improved demand outlook

Vietnam PP prices propelled by bullish China market, improved demand outlook

In Vietnam, import PP prices have been rising for the past two weeks after a month-long stability. This has been in line with the bullishness in the China PP market ...
Logistics snarls propel import PP, PE offers higher in Europe

Logistics snarls propel import PP, PE offers higher in Europe

In Europe, players returned to a changing sentiment after summer holidays as prices for non-European origins have been revised upwards in tandem with rising shipping costs amid logistical mishaps. Suppliers ...
African PP, PE markets extend gains into sept on tightness

African PP, PE markets extend gains into sept on tightness

In Africa, PP and PE offers for September were firmer as compared to August, largely as a result of diminished supplies from the Middle Eastern and Asian suppliers. Although demand ...
China’s import LD, HDPE prices soften after 2 months; LLDPE fares better

China’s import LD, HDPE prices soften after 2 months; LLDPE fares better

After following a stable to slightly firmer trend since early June, import LDPE and HDPE film prices in China witnessed slight decreases during the week that ended on August 13 ...
August PE, PP offers firm despite soft demand in Africa

August PE, PP offers firm despite soft demand in Africa

In Africa, August offers from Middle Eastern suppliers indicated rollovers or moderate gains as compared to July levels in most regional markets. Although supplies were not ample, weakened demand conditions ...
PE – Import – China

Firming in China PE market stronger than PP since mid-June

In China, PE prices have been steadily rising since the second half of June, with LDPE taking the lion’s share of these gains. As for PP, meanwhile, a stable to ...
Spot PE markets recede from all-time high in Europe

Spot PE markets recede from all-time high in Europe

Europe’s PE markets have reversed the course after seven straight months of hikes to recede from their all-time highs on the back of aggressive import offers and growing resistance against ...
Total value of African PE Deals By year ($Bn)

African PP, PE markets firmer on continued tightness in supplies

In Africa, regional markets kicked off February on a strong note as a continued tightness in supplies kept sellers’ stance bullish. However, demand was moderate-to-weak across the continent as COVID-19 ...