July 2006
ICIS Chemical Business;7/3/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 26, p38
Trade Publication
The article reports that north and southeast Asian polyethylene (PE) prices are being dragged up by speculative trading, squeezing margins for converters. HdPE film in Asia should remain snug until end-August due to turnarounds in Taiwan and Singapore, but ldPE and lldPE are buoyant. LIdPE demand is expected to pick up in 2006 of July and August due to demand from greenhouse and packaging film sectors in China.


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