OBSERVATORIO DE PRECIOS
Informe Evolución Precios Materias Primas
A continuación se muestran las últimas noticias relacionadas con índice de precios de las materias primas que afectan de manera directa o indirecta a la industria del plástico.
Paccor, the European rigid plastic food packaging manufacturer, said it expected the price of raw material for its products to rise by between 10% and 15% in the coming months.
Chris Hart, managing director of Paccor’s food service division in Europe, said polymer purchasing was the group’s largest contributor to the cost of the group’s products.
“Although oil prices seem to have stabilised... [Leer más]
Players in India and Southeast Asia reported rising local prices over the past week as healthy demand in several of the region’s countries and stronger global sentiment helped push prices upward, as per ChemOrbis. Firm energy costs have also contributed to the rising trend in the region’s local markets. According to a distributor in India, a domestic producer raised local prices by INR 2000/ton (US$37/ton) for HDPE, INR 3000/ton (US$56/ton) for... [Leer más]
Reliance Industries Ltd has announced PE price revision wef 16th May 2013, as follows:
Increase in prices of HDPE grades by Rs 2000/MT
Increase in prices of LLDPE grades by Rs 3000/MT
Increase in prices of LDPE grades by Rs 4000/MT
Prices of EVA and UHMWPE grades have been rolled over [Leer más]
Una caída de cinco años en los precios de la fibra de vidrio pronto podría estar llegando a su fin.
La industria acumulo una capacidad mundial justo antes de la Gran Recesión que comenzó en 2008.
Como resultado, los precios cayeron y no han podido igualar los logros alcanzados en las resinas termoestables o materiales de la competencia, tales como el acero y el aluminio.
"Hemos visto en los últimos cinco años, desde la crisis... [Leer más]
The sentiment shifted direction in China’s PP and PE markets in the second week of May after players resumed work at full following the long Labor Day holidays. Since then, import PP and PE markets have been firming up in China albeit slightly due to the fact that buyers retain their cautious stance, which puts a cap on the firming trend. According to ChemOrbis Price Index, China’s import homo PP prices have gained US$20/ton on average while the... [Leer más]
Indian Oil Corp has announced a Rs 2000 per MT hike in the price of HDPE/LBM/LLDPE/PP with effect from May 11, 2013. [Leer más]
U.S. prices for ethylene, the chemical building block for many plastic consumer goods from toys to lawn furniture, reached their lowest level since early December in early April, rebounded slightly but then couldn't sustain the upward momentum and ended the month several cents below the level seen on April 1, according to PetroChem Wire. Ethylene prices on the U.S. Gulf Coast, which were just under 61 cents per lb on April 1, fell to 54 cents on... [Leer más]
US ethylene prices reached their lowest level since early December in early April, rebounded slightly but couldn't sustain the upward momentum and ended the month several cents lower, according to a report by PetroChem Wire. Contributing to the recent softening price trend in ethylene was the subdued trade in polyethylene, ethylene's largest plastic derivative. Weaker prices for crude oil and other energy components left export buyers wondering... [Leer más]
Polyethylene (PE) spot prices in Europe have taken a dive this week as some sellers try to tempt buyers into sales at May prices, as per ICIS. It is almost impossible to differentiate between bids and offers and business done, such is the spread in the market. “I’m doing lots of business at low prices on top of my normal contracted volumes,” said a large converter, “I think what we are seeing now is May prices being done in April.”
The... [Leer más]
Players in Southeast Asia report that major overseas suppliers have started to announce May PP and PE prices with decreases to reflect the recent losses in upstream markets as well as lackluster demand, as per ChemOrbis.A source at a Southeast Asian producer reported to have down-adjusted prices by US$40/ton for LDPE, US$40-50/ton for HDPE and US$50-60/ton for PP. “Demand remains poor, especially for PE, as most players are concerned about the... [Leer más]
La Alianza por la Competitividad de la Industria Española, de la que es miembro ANFAC, felicitó esta semana públicamente al Parlamento Europeo (PE) por rechazar la propuesta de la Comisión de aumentar el precio de la tonelada de CO2. Este intento de intervención en el mercado del... [Leer más]
Lower naphtha prices are weighing heavily on sentiment in the European polyethylene(PE) and polypropylene (PP) markets as buyers hold off taking more volume in April in anticipation of lower prices in May, as per sources in ICIS.
April PE and PP monthly prices are on the decline following the €50-60/ton (US$66-79/ton) drop in the April monomer contracts, but lower naphtha prices are leading to expectations of another decrease in May... [Leer más]
PP prices resumed their downward trend after the recent holidays in China following the significant recent losses in energy markets, as per ChemOrbis. Import prices are facing additional downward pressure from the local market as local cargoes continue to trade at a discount from imports, pushing many buyers away from the import market.
Before the recent Qing Ming holidays in China, players had been expressing hope that the PP market would... [Leer más]
Steadily rising crude oil prices have helped PE prices stabilize in China’s PE market for the past two weeks after sharp decreases were seen for a couple of weeks in a row, as per ChemOrbis Price Wizard. Crude oil futures on Nymex traded above the US$97/barrel threshold as of early this week while prices stood at US$90/barrel on average a month ago. The downward trend in import HDPE and LLDPE film prices to China was suspended in response to the... [Leer más]
Ashland Performance Materials is increasing the prices of its complete portfolio of epoxy vinyl ester resins in Europe, the Middle East and Africa.
The price increase of €100/tonne takes place on 1 April 2013, depending on customer contracts.
Ashland says this price increase is "primarily driven by the continued escalation in costs for key raw materials at... [Leer más]
Haldia petrochemicals has announced polymer price revision with effect from 1st April 2013 as follows:
Basic prices of all HDPE grades reduced by Rs. 800/MT.
Basic prices of all LLDPE grades increased by Rs. 200/MT.
Basic prices of all PP grades revised downwards by Rs. 1800 / MT.
Cash Discount increased to Rs. 1000 / MT [Leer más]
Indian Oil Corp has announced the following polymer price revision with effect from April 1, 2013:
HD (excl LBM): Rs (-) 1000/MT
LL: Roll over
PP/LBM: Rs (-) 2000/MT
i) PPMC freight revised wef 1.4.13
ii) Cash Discount increased from Rs 800/MT to Rs 1000/MT wef 1.4.13
iii) Price protection withdrawn in PE/PP grades [Leer más]
Reliance Industries has announced PE price revision circular wef 1st April 2013 as follows:
· Rollover prices of all HDPE/LLDPE/LDPE grades
· Decrease prices of all EVA grades by Rs 1500/MT
· Increase prices of all UHMWPE grades by Rs 5000/MT [Leer más]