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The ICIS European recycled polyethylene terephthalate report is a weekly report and covers colourless bottle grade, mixed coloured bottles, colourless flakes; mixed coloured flakes and food grade pellet material.
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Updated to Q3 2014
Recycled polyethylene terephthalate (R-PET) prices in the third quarter have remained flat, held in place by relatively low Asian import prices for virgin polyethylene terephthalate (PET) and declining European virgin PET values that stemmed from increased availability on the back of new production capacities.
Virgin PET competes directly with R-PET in certain applications.
Furthermore, relatively tight availability of post-consumer bottles, the primary feedstock for the R-PET chain, kept bottle prices flat.
Weak demand for R-PET during the traditional European summer holiday period of July and August left prices stable, as sellers were unable to lower prices due to margin pressure from relatively low virgin PET prices and relatively high post-consumer bottle prices.
Traditionally, post-consumer bottle supply increases after the summer holidays, as more bottled drinks are consumed and recycled during the summer months, but this trend appeared largely absent in 2014 and kept prices stable.
In September, lower virgin PET values put more downward pressure on R-PET values, particularly at the high end of the range, but market players indicated that prices remained flat in light of margin pressure.
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