PE BUYERS GET MORE THAN THEY BARGAINED FOR
- China buyers key to C2 rally. Richardson, John; Viswanathan, Prema // Asian Chemical News;2/9/2004, Vol. 10 Issue 433, p22
Reports on the role of Chinese polyethylene buyers in determining whether price increases in Asian ethylene markets will be sustained. Trader bids for ethylene; Volume of term material committed by traders for 2004; Reasons for a tighter supply of such materials.
- US July MEG contract prices rise on strong demand, tight supply. Mirasol, Feliza // ICIS Chemical Business;7/28/2014, Vol. 286 Issue 3, p23
The article reports that U.S. monoethylene glycol (MEG) contract prices were assessed at 52-53 cents per pound FOB (free on board) in July 2014, up from 50-52 cents per pound FOB in June 2014, as MEG manufacturers have cut back on production and demand in the downstream polyethylene terepthalate...
- Will ethylene and propylene hold steady? // Asian Chemical News;3/15/2004, Vol. 10 Issue 437, p24
Compares the ethylene market with the propylene market in Asia as of March 2004. Increase in ethylene prices; Reduction of polyethylene production; Factor that contributes to the increase in the demand for ethylene; Reason behind buyers' withdrawal from the propylene market; Warning from a...
- Ethylene starts year with a bang. LEMOS, WILLIAM; KLUMP, MICHELLE // ICIS Chemical Business;4/2/2012, Vol. 281 Issue 13, Special section p24
The article focuses on ethylene margins in the U.S. in 2012 and concerns that increased investment could result in overcapacity. It states tightening supply, a drop in the cost of the feedstock ethane, and chemical plant turnarounds has resulted in an increase of U.S. ethylene margins. It...
- PE makers push through hike. Esposito, Frank // Plastics News;3/1/1999, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p8
Reports on developments affecting the United States polyethylene industry as of March 1999. Success in enforcing a price increase; Factors attributed to the price increase; Inventory forecast for the industry up to 2001; Conditions that could destabilize ethylene supply.
- Ethylene outages don't faze PE price dip. Esposito, Frank // Plastics News;11/20/2000, Vol. 12 Issue 38, p27
Announces the decline in the prices of polyethylene (PE) in October 2000, as ethylene outages failed to stop a slide brought on by lower demand and adequate supply. Application of the decrease to all grades of high density, low density and linear low density PE; Plan of PE makers to enforce...
- Scrap HDPE prices ignite. Truini, Joe // Waste News;05/31/99, Vol. 5 Issue 3, p26
Reports on the growth of high-density polyethylene (HDPE) prices in Seattle, Washington, in May 1999. Average rate of increase; Comparison with HDPE prices in previous periods; Overview of prices by region.
- Polyethylene Market Poised For Massive Price Increases. Hoffman, John // Chemical Market Reporter;2/4/2002, Vol. 261 Issue 5, p1
Reports on the plans of polyethylene producers to increase its prices. Reasons for the price increase; Supply of polyethylene in the market; Long-term outlook for the market.
- Supply Crunch Spurs Ethylene Glycol. Brown, Robert // Chemical Market Reporter;2/10/2003, Vol. 263 Issue 6, p6
Reports the marketing performance in the ethylene glycol products. Rate of glycol prices in Asia; Positive outlook in the global supply situation; Viewpoints from the chemical industry on the glycol situation.