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FLASH RESİMLİ EN :European PS hits 6-month high; expectations weaken for October

In Europe, the €65/ton higher styrene settlement for September offset relatively weaker demand and PS prices have recently reached their highest levels not seen since late March. Players are now voicing their expectations of seeing a downturn...

  • 28.09.2018

Asian PS markets plummet to around 2-month low, eyes on styrene

PS prices across Asia have been on a downward trend since early June driven by falling upstream costs and lukewarm demand. The bearish trend gained momentum this week as...

  • 06.07.2018

Avrupa’da PS, 6 ayın en düşük seviyesinden toparlandı, talep beklentilerin altındaAvrupa’da PS, 6 ayın en düşük seviyesinden toparlandı, talep beklentilerin altında

Avrupa’da, PS tedarikçileri piyasaya Haziran stiren kontratındaki 60€/ton aylık artışla örtüşen veya bu artışı aşan zamlarla yaklaştı. Buna göre, PS fiyatları son 6 aydır görülen en düşük seviyelerden yukarı döndü...

  • 12.06.2018

Türkiye’de, Hint malı PS zayıf alım ilgisi nedeniyle indirimle işlem gördü

Türkiye’de, PS oyuncuları değişken stiren fiyatları ve tatil öncesi durgunluk nedeniyle ticari faaliyetlerin...

  • 11.06.2018

Mısırlı E-Styrenics, PS tesisini stirendeki sıkışıklık nedeniyle durdurdu

Şirkete yakın bir kaynağa göre, Mısırlı yurtiçi PS üreticisi E-Styrenics, İskenderiye, Mısır’da bulunan PS ünitesini...

  • 10.06.2018

Lower styrene, butadiene prices weigh down on Asian downstream markets

In Asia, spot styrene and butadiene prices have been following a declining trend for at least a month, dragged down by the weaker energy complex as well as the increased inventory levels, especially in...

  • 14.03.2017



  • 13.02.2017



  • 13.02.2017

Another Taiwanese producer lifts PS prices to China

Asian PS markets continued to witness significant increases on the last day of the week, with a Taiwanese producer issuing further hikes on their offers today while players attribute firming prices to...

  • 11.03.2016

Asian PS sees sharp hikes buoyed by higher styrene costs

PS producers from Asia issued new price hikes this week buoyed by higher spot styrene costs compared to the beginning of March. Players in China, Southeast Asia and Turkey report sharply higher prices. Apart from supportive costs they attribute the recent increases to restricted supplies...

  • 11.03.2016

Further PS, ABS hikes from another Taiwanese producer in SEA

A source from a Taiwanese producer reported that they issued additional increases on their PS and ABS prices to Southeast Asia this week due to...

  • 10.03.2016

China’s polymer imports dip 15% in January

According to data from Chinese Customs, the country’s total polymer imports decreased around 15% on a yearly basis to reach...

  • 08.03.2016

South Korean producer sells out March ABS quota to China

A source from a South Korean producer reported that they have sold out their March ABS quota to China at $...

  • 08.03.2016

Taiwanese producer lifts HIPS prices, halts GPPS offers to Asia

A source from a Taiwanese producer reported that they implemented fresh increases on their HIPS prices to China and Southeast Asia this week while they halted their offers for GPPS given...

  • 08.03.2016

China’s local PS, ABS markets start week with further increases

Traders in China reported that local PS and ABS prices started the week with fresh increases on the back of...

  • 07.03.2016

PS, ABS sellers seek March increases in Europe

Fresh PS and ABS prices started to be unveiled in Europe with three digit increases month over month after prices hit the bottom in February. The main trigger behind sellers’ hike requests was higher March styrene contracts...

  • 04.03.2016

Taiwanese producer issues further ABS, PS hikes to SE Asia

An agent of a Taiwanese producer reported that their supplier raised their offers to Southeast Asia by $...

  • 03.03.2016

Players in Turkey: Local GPPS supplies are tight

PS players in Turkey report tight prompt availability, particularly for GPPS. Consequently, the distribution market posted further increases this week...

  • 26.02.2016

Rising styrene costs support downstream markets in Asia

Spot styrene costs in Asia posted increases when compared to the beginning of February which supports downstream markets in the region. PS and ABS suppliers added to their hike requests this week citing higher production costs while several styrene turnarounds scheduled for spring...

  • 26.02.2016

Further PS, ABS hikes from Asian producers to SE Asia

Southeast Asia’s PS and ABS markets witnessed additional upward movements this week on the back of...

  • 25.02.2016

Local PS prices firm up in China given strong styrene

In China, players report that local PS prices have witnessed increases this week on the back of firmer styrene prices...

  • 23.02.2016

Asian prices firm up in Turkey’s PS market

In Turkey, players reported modest hike intentions for import polystyrene in tandem with sellers’ firmer post-holiday pricing policies in Asian markets. Spot prices for styrene monomer rose by $...

  • 19.02.2016

Asian PS makers seek price hikes after holidays

Players in Asia have started to return from holidays this week following Chinese New Year and Asian PS producers are seeking price increases citing rising spot styrene costs compared to pre-holiday levels. In fact, styrene costs in Asia firmed up by $...

  • 19.02.2016

Taiwan’s Kaofu Chemical restarts HIPS line

According a source close to the company, Taiwan’s Kaofu Chemical has restarted its HIPS line at Kaohsiung. The company had shut the line for maintenance in...

  • 18.02.2016

Asian PS markets open post-holiday period on firmer note

In Asia, three producers reported that they increased their PS prices to China and Southeast Asia following the end of the Chinese New Year holidays while one of the producers also issued hikes on their ABS prices. Firmer post-holiday PS and ABS prices were attributed to...

  • 18.02.2016

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