IHS Chemical Week

Polymer Prices Higher in U.S., Europe

10:02 AM MST | February 11, 2011 | Lindsey Bewley

 A rash of outages in Europe this week threw polymer markets into a tumult. Ineos polyethylene production has been hardest hit at several plants, but there are others. Export prices for PE spiked $400-500/m.t. but some market watchers called the numbers speculative. Export prices for polypropylene and polystyrene moved higher by arund $300/m.t. The reaction in North America was more muted, with prices rising $100-200/m.t. On the contract side a full slate of January nominations were looking soft until the outages, but traders say that PE contracts rose about...

This information is only available to Chemical Week subscribers.


Forgot your user ID or password?
Click here to have it sent to you.

Risk Free Trial

Email Address

First Name

Last Name

Click here to register and get your RISK-FREE access to chemweek.com

Not an IHS Chemical Week
24/7 member yet?

Here's why you should be:

  • Searchable online archive access of the last 2 years of Chemical Week.
  • Print or digital magazine subscription
  • Price and market change alerts
  • Economic data and statistics
  • Buyers' Guides
  • Webcasts | whitepapers




contact us | about us | customer care | privacy policy | sitemap | advertise

ihsCopyright © 2015 IHS, Inc. All rights reserved. Reproduction in whole or in part without permission is prohibited.

North Asia Russia Southeast Asia China India/Pakistan Middle East Eastern Europe Western Europe Central America Canada USA Australia/New Zealand South America Africa