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European PE spot market tight ahead of expected C2 drop

LONDON (ICIS)--Certain grades of polyethylene (PE) have become tight in the European market as the favourable exchange rate sees large volumes of material leave Europe, coupled with a noticeable reduction in imports, sources said on Friday.

Low density polyethylene (LDPE) and high density polyethylene (HDPE) film grades in particular have become tight, several traders said, with prices for HDPE film likely to rise as a result.

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