TITLE

Plastics prices feel the pinch

AUTHOR(S)
Brice, Andy
PUB. DATE
December 2006
SOURCE
ICIS Chemical Business;12/4/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 46, p48
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents an overview of plastic industry market trends and data as of December 2006. SABIC is cutting high density polyethylene production by 15% at sites in Gelsenkirchen, Germany, and Geleen, Netherlands due to the high ethylene prices. Low density polyethylene numbers also drop on average € 70/tonne. Several production issues hit the market, including a force majeure at Dow's 200,000 tonnes/year Wesseling, Germany plant.
ACCESSION #
23440975

 

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