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September 2017 resin pricing

Resin Prices Rise in Mid-September
Harvey helps push up PP, PE, PS, PVC and PET pricing.

Resin prices Hurricane Harvey

Harvey's Aftermath: Upwards Movement for All Commodity Resins Prices
Hurricane Harvey’s impact continues though some impressive production and supply recovery is underway.

PE resin price trends September 2017

Commodity Resin Prices Generally Flat
The exceptions are PS and PET, though they may have bottomed out last month.

NOAA Gulf of Mexico Satellite Image

Latest PCW Update on Tropical Storm Harvey: Polyolefins
Several monomer and resin shutdowns have been underway with several coming before then Hurricane Harvey made landfall.

resin prices August 2017

PCW Adds PS to its Weeklies Just as a Reverse Trajectory Emerges
Price hikes possible for PS; no relief for PVC or PP, while PE up in air.

resin prices

PP, PE, PVC Prices All Headed Up?
The push from suppliers is there but how much, if at all, do the market fundamentals support it?

Resin Prices Mid-July 2017

PE Flat, PP Moving Up; PS, PVC, PET Flat-to-Down
Resin and monomer production disruptions halted further price decreases, but there’s still downward potential.

resin prices June 2017

Most Resin Prices Down or Flat; PC and Nylon 66 Up for Now
Falling feedstock prices are a key driver as we enter the third quarter.

Commodity Resin Prices Falling
Lower feedstock costs, improved supplies, lower export prices are among key factors.

Polyolefin Pricing Update: Moving Towards May
Looks like PE prices remain flat while PP prices are poised for bigger drop than previously thought.

resin prices April 2017

Commodity Resin Prices Dropping
A reversal of several industry factors is likely to drive prices down this quarter.

Market Resin Prices Effective Mid-March 2017

Prices Up for All Commodity Resins, Including ABS, PC, Nylons 6, 66
Reversal of some factors driving prices up could change the trajectory in the second or third quarter.

PE Prices Moving Up; PP Prices Spike Sharply
An early outlook: the reversal in the trajectory of polyolefin prices is happening faster than usual.

Prices Bottom Out for Polyolefins; PET, PS, PVC Move Up
Flat or falling prices have turned upward for all five commodity resins.

Polyolefin Prices Drop; Ditto for PET
PE, PP, PET prices head down, PS and PVC flat for now.

Resin Prices Mostly Higher
Third quarter ends with upward movement for most resin prices, even for high-volume engineering grades, except for PET.

PET Prices Drop; Others Remain Stable
PE, PP, PVC, PS prices stable for now, PET more volatile.

PP, PE Prices Drop While Others Rise
Polyolefin prices ‘calm’ for now, while PET, PS, PVC show a bit more volatility.

Resin Prices Flat to Lower
Second quarter ends with flat to declining prices, even for high-volume engineering resins.

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