TITLE

Buyers prepare for April hikes

PUB. DATE
April 2007
SOURCE
ICIS Chemical Business;4/2/2007, Vol. 2 Issue 60, p36
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article comments on the market trends in petrochemicals. Linear low density polyethylene availability has been tight because of production problems and less material coming in from the Middle East. Low density polyethylene demand has been strong, with low industry stocks. Polypropylene producers observed the hike in feedstock propylene, which rose by €30/tonne to €850/tonne, and announced price increases.
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24889308

 

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