05 October 2012 09:43 [Source: ICIS news]
SINGAPORE (ICIS)--General purpose polystyrene (GPPS) prices in the ?xml:namespace>
According to the source, the prices for general purpose polystyrene (GPPS) were increased by
According to the source, prices for high-impact polystyrene (HIPS) were unchanged from September at PRs200/kg, which is equivalent to $2,095.30/tonne.
An increase in the feedstock styrene monomer (SM) has brought about the increase in the list price, the source said.
However, the weakening in the polybutadiene rubber (PBR) prices in the international markets has contributed to keep HIPS prices stable despite the higher feedstock costs, the source added.
PBR is used as one of the raw materials to make HIPS.
($1 = PRs95.45)
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