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Commodity Resins

Commodity Resin Prices Rise, But PP Falls

  Supply constraints continue to be a key factor in further resin price increases.
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Commodity Resins

PP Prices Jump 33¢. Other Volume Resins Up, Too

The extraordinary Gulf Coast winter storm contributed to demand exceeding supply for nearly all resins. PP prices reacted most dramatically.
#resinpricing #Elastomers #polyolefins

Commodity Resins

Prices Still Rising for Volume Resins

Global supply constraints on feedstocks and some resins, along with strong demand, are driving continued increases.
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Commodity Resins

Volume Resin Prices Keep Rising

Constrained supplies, higher feedstock costs, and continued strong demand fuel ongoing price hikes.
#resinpricing #Elastomers

Commodity Resins

Prices Up for Major Volume Resins

Blame global plant outages leading to tighter feedstock and resin supplies and higher feedstock costs. Add in some ‘catch-up’ resin demand.  
#resinpricing #Elastomers

Commodity Resins

Commodity Resin Prices End the Year Mixed

Overall, processors will have more leverage in 2021 contract negotiations.  
#resinpricing #Elastomers

Commodity Resins

Rising Prices for PE, PVC; Others Flat to Down

A reversal of the rising price curve for PP, PS, PET.
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Commodity Resins

Prices Up for Nearly All Major Volume Resins--For Now

As the third quarter was coming to an end, prices of nearly all volume resins were higher or heading that way. But flat or even lower prices are seen ahead.
#polystyrene #pvc #pet

Commodity Resins

Prices Up for All Commodity Resins

Factors include strong domestic and/or export demand, tighter supplier inventories, and higher feedstock costs resulting from production outages. 
#polystyrene #pvc #pet

Commodity Resins

Commodity Resin Prices Rebound

Resurgence in exports, stronger domestic demand, higher feedstock costs push prices back up for PE, PP, PS, PVC—but not PET.
#polystyrene #pvc #pet

Packaging

Prices of Volume Resins Bottom Out

Increased exports, higher prices for feedstocks, and a slow ramp-up of production of industrial and durable goods are projected to stabilize resin prices and put upward pressure on PE and possibly PVC.
#polyolefins #polystyrene #pet

Automotive

Commodity Resin Prices Plunge in Second Quarter

Weak demand for industrial and durable goods, along with globally lower feedstock prices outweigh strong demand for packaging, medical products. 
#pet #polystyrene #pvc

Commodity Resins

Price of PP First to Plunge; PE, PS, PVC, PET Are Next

Coronavirus fallout: Slowing demand, higher resin inventories, low global material prices, plus labor and transportation challenges.
#polystyrene #pvc #pet

Engineering Resins

Prices of Volume Resins Flat to Down

Key drivers for the trajectory of resin prices include supply outpacing demand, lower feedstock costs, and uncertainty about coronavirus effects.
#resinpricing #polyolefins #pet

Commodity Resins

Flat to Higher Pricing for Polyolefins, PS, PVC and PET

The trajectory for resin pricing going into the second quarter is unsettled by a virus outbreak.
#polystyrene #pvc #pet

Consumer Products

Prices Bottom Out for PE & PP? Up for PS, Flat-to-Down for PVC & PET

Drivers include parity with global prices, ample supplies and higher raw material costs in some instances.
#polyolefins #pet #polystyrene

Automotive

PS Prices Rise While Others Sink

Parity with global prices, higher feedstock costs, and ample supplies are among the drivers.
#polyolefins #pet #polystyrene

Packaging

Volume Resin Prices Flat or Down

Feedstock costs are lower, supply is outpacing demand, and overall global demand has slowed.
#polyolefins #polystyrene #pvc

Consumer Products

2019 Ends with Lower Prices for Commodity Resins

Global demand slowdown and oversupply end the year with a buyers’ market.
#polyolefins #pet #polystyrene

Commodity Resins

Prices for Nearly All Volume Resins Down

Flat pricing projected in fourth quarter for volume resins.
#pet #polystyrene #pvc