IHS Chemical Week

Polyolefins Prices Firm in U.S. and Europe

1:05 PM MST | February 8, 2012 | Lindsey Bewley

Polyolefins prices continue to firm, but very unevenly, players say. In particular buyers say North American sellers have overpriced their market. Sellers counter that they are just recouping the sharp losses they suffered at the end of last year. Low-density polyethylene (LDPE) for export was quoted higher by $40/m.t. in North America and by $60/m.t. in Europe. Linear LDPE was said to have moved up $70-90/m.t. between the two regions. High-density PE in North America was reported highe by $100/m.t. in North America, but just half that in Europe. Polypropylene...

This information is only available to Chemical Week subscribers.


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

Not an IHS Chemical Week subscriber yet?

Here's why you should be:

  • 31 issues of Chemical Week magazine a year in print or digital format
  • Real time news and analysis on chemweek.com 
  • 20+ years of online archives
  • Topical e-newsletters that capture the most impactful events
  • Special issues with a regional or company focus
  • Global Outlook issue

Subscribe now


contact us | about us | privacy policy | sitemap

ihsCopyright © 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