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Polymer Prices Mostly Unchanged

1:50 PM MDT | June 12, 2012 | Lindsey Bewley

After steep declines through May, polymer markets were reported to be relatively quiet. Buyers were said to be lacking interest, and sellers were said to be looking for signs of recovery. The only notable movement was in high-density polyethylene, which was the one polymer that held out against the wave of selling to this point. But with a decline of $100/m.t. in North America and $150-160/m.t. in Europe, that resin, too, has...

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