African polyethylene (PE) and polypropylene (PP) prices have been stable this week but sentiment is weakening and many players are now expecting prices to soften.
Alpek estimates that it will be able to restart its Petrotemex purified terephthalic acid (PTA) plant in four to eight weeks following a 15 July fire, CEO Jose Valdez said on the Mexican company’s sec
The US polyethylene (PE) market may come under pressure in the second half of the year because of longer supply, after prices remained at higher-than-expected levels.
TCI Sanmar Chemicals’ expansion work at its chloralkali facility in Port Said is complete and the ramp-up is underway, according to a source close to the Egyptian chemical producer late on Tuesday.
A fire that broke out on Sunday at Alpek's (Petrotemex) 1m tonne/year purified terephthalic acid (PTA) plant in Altamira, Mexico is expected to further disrupt the already-tight downstream polyethylen
Imports of suspension polyvinyl chloride (SPVC) into Ukraine decreased in the first six months of 2018 by 19% year on year, totalling 38,800 tonnes, according to MRC’s DataScope report.