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July 2018 Resin Pricing Table

Prices Up for PP & PET; Flat for PE, PS, PVC
The upward trend for PP and PET continued, but at least PP prices likely have peaked.

Prices Flat for PE, PVC; Down for PS; Up for PP, PET
Contrary feedstock and demand trends lead to divergent pricing behavior.

PT resin Pricing July 2018

Prices Flat for PE, PS, PVC; Up for PP & PET
Last month's pricing trajectory was somewhat surprising with more eye openers possible for the July/August timeframe and beyond, as trade war looms.

polyethylene price trends

Mixed Bag for Prices of Volume Resins
Prices are up for PP, PET and nylon 66; flat-to-down for most others.

June 2018 resin prices

Prices of Six Volume Resins Flat-to-Down
Upward pricing for PP, PET, nylon 66 is in contrast with the other six volume resins.

PE prices

Commodity Resin Prices Mostly Flat to Down
PET and, possibly PP, are the exceptions.

PVC pipe prices

PP Bucks Flat-to-Down Trend for Commodity Resin Prices
Driving the general trajectory are lower cost feedstocks, improved monomer and polymer availability, and slowed exports, depending on the resin.

Market Prices Mid-April 2018

Mixed Bag for Commodity Resin Prices
Following price increases for most resins except PP, a flat-to-downward trajectory emerged.

April 2018 Plastics Technology resin pricing

Pricing on Flat-to-Down Trajectory for Volume Resins
Sustaining some first quarter price hikes seems unlikely.

Market Prices Effective Mid March 2018

Volume Resin Prices Mostly Up
At the conclusion of the first quarter, the price trajectory was upward, except for PP and nylon 6.

Resin Market Prices mid-February 2018

Higher Prices for Commodity Resins
Only PP is facing a downward correction.

Resin pricing February 2018

Downward Pricing Trajectory for PP; Upward for PE, PS, PVC, PET
Commodity resin prices climbed in the first week of February, with the exception of PP, which spiked in January and is now correcting along with propylene monomer.

Market Resin Prices effective mid-January

PE, PVC Prices Down; PP, PS, PET Up
But what’s going up could go down again soon.

Resin Prices Mid-December 2017

Mixed Bag for Volume Resin Prices
As hurricane aftermath recedes, PE, PS, PVC prices are retreating; engineering resins are rising; PP and PET are “iffy.”

Resin Prices Mid-November 2017

Resin Prices Up, But Not for Long
A turnaround is foreseen for PE, PP, PS, PVC, and PET, based on supply-demand balance and/or feedstock costs.

Resin pricing November 2017

Firm to Upward Pricing Still Dominates Commodity Resins, But…
A turnaround quite possible for some resins by early 2018 depending on feedstock costs and supply-demand balance.

Resin Prices October 2017

Prices of All Resins Surge
Despite a faster-than-expected recovery from Hurricane Harvey, the industry still faces challenges on the way to ‘getting back to normal.’

October 2017 resin prices

Elevated Resin Prices Continue for Now
Steady improvement underway though challenges remain.

Resin Pricing September 2017

Hurricane Lifts Resin Prices Across the Board
Length of Hurricane Harvey’s impact on feedstocks and resins is still uncertain.

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.

Product Categories of Resin Technology, Inc.

Consultants--Design, Manufacturing, Purchasing