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June 21, 2010PP prices drifted lower in Asia. The absence of buying in key markets like India and China increased the pressure on sellers who were forced to drop their rates. Early week, China was...
June 11, 2010PP prices tumbled in Asia this week. With propylene feedstock prices assessed down at the USD 1060/mt FOB Korea levels and with spot demand sluggish, sellers of PP had little choice...
June 1, 2010PP prices witnessed a steep slide in Asia. Subdued regional buying interest, a sharp drop in prices of naphtha, a drop in propylene values and rising concerns about...
May 24, 2010PP prices in Asia tumbled last week. The price fall was steep, triggered by a plunge in feedstock propylene rates. Also contributing toward the price slide was the drop in global...
May 20, 2010Polymer markets were quiet over the first half of May, with only slight changes in export prices from North America. Linear low-density polyethylene was said to be off by $15/m.t...
May 17, 2010Demand for PP across Asia remained subdued. On Friday morning, the buying mood was further depressed on the back of the overnight slump in global crude values. A source in China...
May 12, 2010Price trends this week showed a downward trend for prices of HDPE, LLDPE and also for different grades of PP. It is expected that in the next few weeks the downtrend for polymers...
May 10, 2010PP prices traded mostly flat in Asia. On Thursday, a drop in propylene feedstock rates was seen prompting several buyers of PP to retreat from the markets. In China, the buying mood...
May 7, 2010Polymer markets continued rolling over for the first half of May as they had done in late April, players say. North American export prices continued to drop from early-spring highs...
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