May price increases fall short
- Producers aim for further hikes in polyolefins prices. Thomas, Nick // Chemical Week;5/1/1996, Vol. 158 Issue 17, p32
Reports on trends in the European plastics industry as of May 1, 1996. Further hikes in prices for polyolefins; Gap in the propylene prices; Introduction of gradual increases in polyethylene; May as the expected consolidation period.
- July rolls over, but buyers don't. Gibson, Jane // ICIS Chemical Business;7/31/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 30, p42
The article focuses on the performance of the global plastics industry, as of July 31, 2006. July prices are unchanged for many plastics in Europe, as slower summer demand counters feedstock hikes. Towards the end of the month, sellers were still trying to push through small increases on...
- PE, PP prices up as LC-freeze concerns fade. Viswanathan, Prema // Asian Chemical News;5/31/2004, Vol. 10 Issue 447, p23
Reports on the rise of polyolefin prices in May 2004 in Asia due to feedstock costs and increased demand. Factors that boosted the demand; Prices of low-density polyethylene; Remarks from traders on the impact of the imposition of restrictions on issuing letters of credit introduced by the...
- PE makers expected to stand firm on increases. Esposito, Frank // Plastics News;1/29/2001, Vol. 12 Issue 48, p4
Focuses on the response of polyethylene makers on polyethylene (PE) prices in the United States. Skepticisms of several processors on price hikes; Revocation made by PE makers with the price protection guarantees; Maintenance of production rates to make up poor profitability.
- PE producers attempt 5 cent price increase. Esposito, Frank // Plastics News;2/1/1999, Vol. 10 Issue 51, p24
Reports that major polyethylene (PE) producers have issued a second price increase attempt in the form of a five cent-per-pound increase scheduled for March 1, 1999. Price-per-pound drop in December 1998 for all grades of high density, low density and linear low density PE; Factors contributing...
- Price Struggle Still Plagues PE Producers. Esposito, Frank // Plastics News;10/19/1998, Vol. 10 Issue 36, p4
Looks at price trends in the polyethylene (PE) market for 1998. Total average price decreases in 1998; Factors attributed to the market price decline; PE producers' frustrations over the price decreases; Failure of a series of industrywide price increase attempts.
- Plastic recyclers see little relief. Truini, Joe // Waste News;02/05/2001, Vol. 6 Issue 36, p22
Focuses on the pricing trends in polyethylene markets in the United States. Impact of polyethylene prices on plastic recyclers; Decline in high density polyethylene (HDPE) prices; Costs of colored and natural HDPE.
- HDPE prices edge upward again. Esposito, Frank // Plastics News;11/1/1999, Vol. 11 Issue 37, p3
Reports on the increased prices of high density polyethylene (HDPE) in the United States in 1999. Range of price increases; Production factors in the industry attributed to price growth.
- PE prices still refusing to rise, PVC slips. Esposito, Frank // Plastics News;2/9/1998, Vol. 9 Issue 50, p4
Comments on forces influencing the stagnation of polyethylene prices and the continual decline of polyvinyl chloride (PVC) prices, within the plastics industry in the United States. Impact of healthy supply situations on prices; Views of industry executives; Financial troubles faced by PVC makers.