Supply issues see prices firmmixed month for asian markets
- Sabic goes for polymer growth. Beacham, Will // European Chemical News;6/23/2003, Vol. 78 Issue 2058, p7
Reports the plans of Sabic EuroPetrochemical to expand its operations in the polypropylene co-polymer products and linear low density polyethylene markets of Europe in 2003. Reason for the move; Sales performance of Sabic in 2002; Attribute of the company's success.
- LME adds grades. Gibson, Jane // European Chemical News;8/1/2005, Vol. 83 Issue 2158, p12
Reports that London Metal Exchange approved two more warehouses in Baton Rouge, Louisiana for its plastics contracts. Total number of the company's warehouses in the U.S.; Plan of the company to add brand listings for polypropylene and linear low density polyethylene.
- Tighter markets boost prices. Brice, Andy // ICIS Chemical Business;5/7/2007, Vol. 2 Issue 65, p40
The article reports on the increase in commodity polymer prices in April 2007. Linear low density polyethylene (LDPE) prices moved similarly, up â‚¬30/tonne, and targets for May were hikes of â‚¬50-75/tonne. LDPE increased â‚¬30/tonne in April, because of decent demand and restricted...
- LDPE prices soften on drop in oil and reduced demand. LERNER, IVAN; Wilson, Stephanie; Zhang, Amanda; Jia, Tammy // ICIS Chemical Business;5/23/2011, Vol. 279 Issue 18, p18
The article focuses on the prices of low density polyethylene (LDPE) in May 2011. It states that prices of LDPE have pushed down due to several reasons, including reduced demand, decline in petroleum prices, and inflation. China the prices of LDPE film have decreased to 13.400-13,800/tonne Yuan....
- Russia's polymers exports fall in H1. BLAGOV, SERGEI // ICIS Chemical Business;8/15/2011, Vol. 280 Issue 4, p32
The article reports that the export of low density polyethylene (LDPE) fell by 36 percent, high density polyethylene (HDPE) to 30,000 tonnes from 90,000 tonnes, and polypropylene fell to 3,000 tonnes from 30,500 tonnes, in Europe.
- LME SEES ENCOURAGING START. Gibson, Jane // ICIS Chemical Business;3/20/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 11, p39
This article reports on an encouraging start seen by the London Metal Exchange (LME) in convincing producers of the benefits of the LME contracts to polypropylene (PP) and linear low-density polyethylene (lldPE) as a tool for hedging and price benchmarking, as of March 2006. The LME is looking...
- Oil crash leads to Europe PE talks. Naylor, Linda // ICIS Chemical Business;10/20/2014, Vol. 286 Issue 13, p1
The article focuses on polyethylene prices and supplies in October and November of 2014. It states that the decline in naphtha and crude oil prices has resulted in speculation on the impact on polyethylene prices in November. It mentions tightness in the butene-based linear low density...
- LLDPE grass keeps Aussies on course. // Plastics News;7/9/2007, Vol. 19 Issue 19, p13
The article reports that ProGrass Pty. Ltd. has developed a linear low density polyethylene (LLDPE) golf screen surface that allows continuous play despite strict water rationing in Cairns, Queensland. ProGrass claims that the surface is the first worldwide product for the industry that looks...
- PP direction in 2015. ELWAY, IAN // ICIS Chemical Business;12/8/2014, Vol. 286 Issue 19, p25
The article discusses forecasts relating to the polypropylene (PP) market in 2015, and mentions topics that include the impact of collapsing oil prices to PP prices and demand, the impact shale gas production to PP trading, and the status of the world PP market.