14 January 2011 14:31 [Source: ICIS news]
LONDON (ICIS)--Borealis shut down its 320,000 tonne/year high density polyethylene (HDPE)/linear low density PE (LLDPE) swing plant at ?xml:namespace>
Borealis shut down the plant over the New Year holiday because of frost, the source said.
Polyethylene (PE) prices in
LLDPE C4 net commodity prices were reported in a wide range, at €1,200-1,300/tonne FD (free delivered) NWE (northwest
Most LLDPE producers in Europe had now moved toward speciality grades of LLDPE in anticipation of new production from plants in the
HDPE prices were also reported in a wide range, depending on grade. Most prices for European product were reported around €1,200/tonne FD NWE on a net basis.
PE is used extensively in packaging and household applications.
($1 = €0.75)
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