TITLE

PP prices surge, PE takes dip

AUTHOR(S)
Esposito, Frank
PUB. DATE
February 2006
SOURCE
Plastics News;2/27/2006, Vol. 17 Issue 52, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that prices for polyethylene (PE) and polypropylene (PP) are traveling divergent roads through the North American market in early 2006. According to buyers contacted recently by the journal "Plastics News," average selling prices for PE have dropped 4 cents per pound since February 1, 2006, while average PP prices have climbed 4 cents in the same time period. For PE, prices now are down a total of 12 cents since December 1, 2005, after seeing a 32 cent post-hurricane runup in late 2005. The PP upsurge reverses a combined drop of 9 cents that took place in December and January. Major PP makers have another 9 cents in increases on the table through March.
ACCESSION #
20190106

 

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