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Markets :: Plastics :: Polyethylene


9:32 AM MDT | August 18, 2008 | Chemical Week Editorial Staff

Prices U.S.: LLDPE, 102-105 cts/lb, del; HDPE, 97-99 cts/lb, del, domestic; LLDPE, $1,690-$1,700/m.t. fob; HDPE, $1,580-$1,610/m.t. fob, export EUROPE: LLDPE, €1,445-€1,465/m.t. del; HDPE €1,325-€1,345/m.t. del; domestic Outlook U.S. demand for linear low-density polyethylene (LLDPE) grew by 0.5% last year, while demand for high-density PE (HDPE) declined by 0.5%, says David Anderson, director/Global PE Consulting at Townsend Polymers. However, exports from the U.S. were “quite good” for HDPE and LLDPE, driven by strong demand in...

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Comments (1) for HDPE/LLPDE
would be also interesting to see who has expansions or closing announced added to this list as well.

rumor lots of expansions overseas in the middle east and the USA will become a net importer??

Posted by ted combs on Monday, August 18, 2008 @ 03:21 PM

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