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Polymer Prices Decline in Both U.S. and Europe

11:06 AM MDT | June 30, 2011 | Lindsey Bewley

Spot declines continued for polymers in the second half of June, but about half as steeply as in the first half of the month. Prices were off most sharply in North America, where high-density polyethylene (HDPE) and low-density PE (LDPE) led with declines of $190-200/m.t. traders say. Other polyolefins and polystyrene (PS) held to losses of $100-150/m.t. In Europe, HDPE was off $150/m.t. while LDPE and PS were lower by...

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