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Asian high density polyethylene (HDPE) prices decline

On 20 Sep 2018 at 09:00 IST

Reports of continuously bearish buying trends pulled HDPE prices lower across the Asian regions. The price fall was also supported by a week on week drop in upstream ethylene values.
In Far East Asia, HDPE blow moulding prices were down at the USD 1270/mt
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PP plant brought on-stream by Neftekhim

On 20 Sep 2018 at 08:20 IST

Neftekhim has restarted its polypropylene (PP) plant following a maintenance turnaround.
A Polymerupdate source in Kazakhstan informed that the company has resumed operations at the plant on September 17, 2018. The plant was shut for maintenance on July 2
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Ethylene prices tumble in Asia on Tuesday

On 19 Sep 2018 at 09:00 IST

Ethylene prices in Asia drifted sharply lower on Tuesday.
Reports of lackluster buying sentiments and plentiful product availability together pressured prices of ethylene sharply lower across the Asian region.
CFR North East Asia prices of ethylene
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PP plant taken off-stream by FREP

On 19 Sep 2018 at 08:20 IST

Fujian Refining & Petrochemical (FREP) has undertaken an unplanned shutdown at its No.3 polypropylene (PP) plant in Fujian Province.
A Polymerupdate source in China informed that the company has halted operations at the plant on September 18, 2018 owing t
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Propylene prices march higher in Asia

On 17 Sep 2018 at 09:00 IST

Propylene prices bolstered higher in Asia last week. A week on week rise in upstream energy values, improved buying sentiments coupled with tight product availability, together pushed propylene prices higher across the Asian region.
CFR China prices were
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MOL starts maintenance at Steam cracker

On 17 Sep 2018 at 08:20 IST

MOL has take an ethylene steam cracker off-stream for a turnaround.
A Polymerupdate source in Hungary informed that the company has undertaken a planned shutdown at the cracker in mid-September, 2018. The cracker is slated to remain shut for about one mon
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Polypropylene (PP) prices climb 10-25$ in FEA and SEA

On 14 Sep 2018 at 09:00 IST

This week, polypropylene prices gained in the Far East and South East Asian region. The price rise was in line with a lift in buying sentiments coupled with higher PP futures on the Dalian Commodity Exchange in China.
CFR Far East Asia, PP raffia and PP i
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HDPE plant brought on-stream by Shanghai Golden Phillips

On 14 Sep 2018 at 08:20 IST

Shanghai Golden Phillips Petrochemical Co has restarted a high density polyethylene (HDPE) plant.
A Polymerupdate source in China informed that the company has resumed operations at the plant on September 12, 2018. The plant was shut for maintenance turna
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SM prices in Asia journey south

On 12 Sep 2018 at 09:00 IST

SM prices in Asia down adjusted on Tuesday. Reports of dull demand trends in key markets like China pressured spot SM prices in Asia lower.
Weaker upstream benzene values further supported the price fall.
FOB Korea prices of SM were assessed down at
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LDPE units brought on-stream by Sinopec Shanghai

On 12 Sep 2018 at 08:20 IST

Sinopec Shanghai Petrochemical has completed turnaround at its Low density polyethylene (LDPE) units.
A Polymerupdate source in China informed that the company has resumed operations at the units on September 10, 2018 following a maintenance turnaround. T
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