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- May price increases fall short. // ICIS Chemical Business;6/5/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 22, p42
The article analyzes trends in the international plastic markets. After a sluggish season in April 2006 when most prices rolled over, May proved to be a stronger month for European polyolefins. On average, polyethylene (PE) prices moved up by â‚¬50 per in May, with low density PE, linear...
- 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.
- PET makers' price push prevails. Esposito, Frank // Plastics News;12/13/1999, Vol. 11 Issue 43, p3
Reports on the implementation of a price increase by polyethylene terephthalate resin makers in the United States. Amount of increase per pound; Contributing factors; Reaction of plastics processors.
- 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...
- Summer sees PE slide 1 cent. Esposito, Frank // Plastics News;9/4/2000, Vol. 12 Issue 27, p34
Announces a drop in polyethylene prices in August 2000. Factors responsible for the price drop; Impact of the drop in prices on plastics producers' inventories; Side benefit of the demand slowdown.
- 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.