Durban port delays impact South Africa PE, PP markets

02 October 2013 17:44  [Source: ICIS news]

LONDON (ICIS)--Congestion at Durban port in South Africa is causing delays in the polyethylene (PE) and polypropylene (PP) markets, participants said on Wednesday.

“There are delays in Durban port, delays of a week to 10 days because of congestion,” a trader said.  “It’s weather delays, wind and rain.”

A PP buyer said, “There are delays, port congestions, it’s because of high winds and storms. It affects the handling of containers and port cargo. Durban is continuously congested. Plus there are lots of strikes.”

By: Jo Pitches
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