July rolls over, but buyers don't
- 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...
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- PET makers stand firm on second price increase. Denton, Timothy // Chemical Market Reporter;06/30/97, Vol. 251 Issue 26, p21
Reports on the polyethylene (PET) producers' decision to push through with a second price hike of 1997 for bottle resin. Reasons for price increase; Possibility that feedstocks may be more expensive in the next quarter; Rising demand for PET; Current capacity; Potential price war.
- PET producers standing firm on prices. // Chemical Market Reporter;03/10/97, Vol. 251 Issue 10, p7
Discusses polyethylene terephthalate (PET) producers' decision to increase prices despite continuing supply-side imbalances in the plastics industry. Price hikes led by Hoechst's Trevira unit, Wellman Inc. and Eastman Chemical Co.; Excellent sales in January 1997; Factors driving the upsurge in...
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.