LONDON (ICIS)--Metallocene linear low density polyethylene (MLLDPE) players are waiting for the August ethylene contract to settle, along with sources in the wider polyethylene (PE) market, they said on Monday.
PE prices have been following movements in the upstream ethylene market fairly closely for some time now.
“A trend is developing where we [converters’ prices] are moving more in line with ethylene,” said one buyer.more >>
INSIGHT: China’s apparent PE demand is too good to be true
“China’s PE demand on an apparent basis was up by a staggering a 25% in January-May this year over the same period in 2012.” more
Asian Chemical Connections