Gibson, Jane
April 2007
ICIS Chemical Business;4/16/2007, Vol. 2 Issue 62, p29
Trade Publication
The article reports on the shortage of high density polyethylene (HDPE) in Europe. Blow moulding grade is unusually tight and large buyers are struggling to find material. Prices have risen, hovering at €1,240 per tonne free delivered (FD) northwest Europe in early April 2007 according to International Chemical Information Services (ICIS) pricing, with sellers still looking to put through the €35 per tonne increase in third-quarter ethylene.


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