10 April 2007 22:13 [Source: ICIS news]
HOUSTON (ICIS news)--Colombia’s sole polyethylene (PE) producer, Ecopetrol, increased prices for low density polyethylene (LDPE) grades by 1.3% effective 10 April to reflect the latest surge in US Gulf PE prices, a company source said on Tuesday.
The price of domestic bagged LDPE material was set at Colombian pesos (Ps) 3,784/kg, equivalent to $1,749/tonne (€1,312/tonne), for a 1.3% increase over the previous week.
The price of bulk LDPE material was set at Ps3,629/kg ($1,678/tonne), a 1.4% increase over last week.
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Shortages of LDPE were still persisting in
Ecopetrol adjusts prices weekly to keep pace with alternatives from the US Gulf or
The US dollar has been weakening against the Columbian peso in the past few days and currently stands at Ps2,163.
($1 = €0.75; $1 = Ps2,163)
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