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Resin pricing: All spot commodity PE resins now up $.05/lb

Plastics Today - 7/29/2014 11:29:53 PM
The resin markets continued to experience above average activity and most spot plastics prices climbed further for the week of July 21-25, according to The Plastics Exchange. Polyethylene, hampered by production issues, was highly sought and HDPE was the ...

LyondellBasell Reports Second-Quarter 2014 Results

SMARTGRID - 7/29/2014 11:05:25 AM
The ethylene to polyethylene price spread increased 2 cents per pound. Three months ended June 30, 2014 versus three months ended June 30, 2013 - EBITDA increased $27 million versus the second quarter 2013. Olefins results declined approximately $130 ...

Global polyethylene demand to rise by approximately 3.7% annually between 2013 and 2018

CHEMIE.DE Information Service GmbH - 7/18/2014 3:40:20 AM
GlobalData states that despite the lower estimated cost of crude oil in the forward price curve to 2018, prices for polyethylene will increase at around 1.3% per year up to the end of the forecast period. This is attributable to petrochemical demand ...

Polyethylene prices jump up 5 cents

Plastics News - 9/27/2013 3:02:28 AM
Three months of flat pricing have come to an end for the North American polyethylene resin market, as prices shot up an average of 5 cents per pound in September. The increase was tied into tighter inventory levels and slightly stronger demand. Prices had ...

Global Polyethylene Glycol Market and China Analysis & Forecasts in New Research Report

8 ABC kait8.com - 7/26/2014 7:58:42 PM
47 Table 2009-2014 Global Polyethylene Glycol Capacity Production (t) Price Cost Gross (USD/T) Production Value (Million USD) Gross Margin List 47 Table 2009-2014 China Polyethylene Glycol Capacity Production (t) Price Cost Gross (USD/T) Production ...

Europe polyethylene -- the key factors that could impact prices

Platts - 1/7/2014 11:55:53 PM
January 08, 2014 - European polyethylene demand and supply fundamentals are set to be impacted by a range of developments in 2014, including industry rationalization, higher import duties and warming of relations with exporter Iran. According to Platts ...

Platts Global Low-Density Polyethylene (LDPE) Price Index

Platts - 7/29/2014 8:16:37 PM
Used in thin film for packaging and coatings for cables and injection moulds. The chart above shows the daily end-of-day Platts Global Low-Density Polyethylene Price Index price in red and also displays the 20-day moving average in blue. Low-density ...

Global Polyethylene Market Analysis and Forecasts to 2020

Reuters - 3/26/2009 10:17:00 AM
A detailed analysis of Polyethylene and feedstock price analysis, with forecasts till 2020, is provided for all the regions covered. This report also contains detailed market share analysis of top companies operating in all the major regions. Scope ...

North American prices fall for polyethylene, polypropylene and PVC

Plastics News - 5/24/2012 9:52:58 AM
AKRON, OHIO (May 24, 3:30 p.m. ET) — An uncertain demand picture and increasing feedstock supplies have combined to drive down North American prices for polyethylene, polypropylene and PVC resin since May 1. Regional PE prices are down an average of 7 ...

Borealis increases polyethylene and polypropylene prices

Food Production Daily - 1/3/2012 11:54:15 PM
Borealis has announced an increase in all polyethylene and polypropylene prices from January onwards. The company said that tariffs for PE and PP would rise by €100/tonne for January, 2012. “This decision to increase prices reflects our assumptions on ...

Lost in translation? Why the US feedstock advantage might not mean lower prices for buyers of polyethylene

blogs.platts.com - 9/27/2013 8:06:06 PM
Well, improved availability of material of course, and more competition to sell that material, which in theory should result in lower prices for the buyer. “When is the cheap polyethylene coming?” is a question I was asked almost daily during two ...

ICIS-MRC Add New Chemical Pricing Reports Covering CIS Region

Yahoo Finance - 7/28/2014 1:01:09 PM
Since November 2010, MRC and ICIS have been jointly publishing price reports on the markets of polyethylene, polypropylene, polystyrene, polyvinyl chloride, polyethylene terephthalate in the CIS. Joint price reports are marketed under the brand ICIS-MRC in ...

ICIS Consulting Launches Price Forecast Reports for European and US Polyethylene Markets

Market Watch - 5/22/2014 6:28:09 AM
LONDON, May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- LONDON, May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ICIS Consulting today launches two new price forecast reports to add to its existing suite. Covering the European and US polyethylene (PE) markets, which remain volatile ...

Du Pont Increases Prices On Bag Polyethylene Film

New York Times - 7/28/2014 5:37:20 AM
The E. I. du Pont de Nemours & Co., Inc., announced yesterday it was raising its prices on all gauges and types of general overwrap and bag polyethylene film by one cent a pound effec­tive with shipments of Aug. 3. The increase moves prices from 38½ ...