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Polymers Activity Sluggish

2:22 PM MST | December 1, 2010 | Lindsey Bewley

After a flurry of sharp increases in the first half of November, the second half was quiet for polymer prices. Traders in North America report nominal increases of $20-40/m.t. in low-density polyethylene (LDPE), linear LDPE, and in polypropylene. Producers have several price increases on the table for polyolefins and polystyrene, but it was not clear yet if they were...

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