Polymer prices climb in May

June 2007
ICIS Chemical Business;6/4/2007, Vol. 2 Issue 69, p42
Trade Publication
The article reports on polymer prices. According to the author, most prices of polymers have firmed, with demand strong and availability of some products are limited. Polystyrene (PS) makers are looking at margin improvement while price hikes in polyvinyl chloride (PVC) fall short. High density polyethylene (HDPE) remained strong. The author stated that forthcoming plant closures and the prospect of higher propylene feedstock numbers have kept market sentiment strong.


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