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The German commodity plastics market:
Pressure on prices persists during July

11 Aug 2017 − 

As they had in June, the prices of all standard commodity plastics - except PS – dropped in July.

The quotes are following the lead of the upstream product contract prices.

The mark-downs were often more pronounced for LDPE and HDPE than for LLDPE. PP followed the course of propylene.

The PS hikes range below the mark-ups of the monomer. PVC suppliers passed on about half the ethylene adjustment.

 

   This is an excerpt from EUWID's monthly report on the German commodity plastics market. The complete article and the EUWID Price Watch Commodity Plastics for July is published in EUWID Packaging Markets 16/2017. 

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