The ICIS Turkey PE price report is an essential information source for Turkey-based and international PE market players interested in the growing opportunities in the region.
The comprehensive weekly report provides information on import prices for commonly traded PE grades, as well as a market overview which summarises both upstream and downstream activity.
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Updated to Q2 2016
The uptrend in Turkish polyethylene (PE) prices seen from February onwards ended in April, when sufficient stock and a drop in buying interest kept prices mostly stable for Iranian and Middle East material. Prices started to fall towards the end of April as it became clear that producers would have to lower offers to attract business in the weak Turkish market.
During May, CFR prices dropped around $45-50/tonne, while CPT prices from Iran fell $45-60/tonne during the month. The lack of buying appetite ahead of the religious fasting month of Ramadan in June highlighted just how poor demand had become in Turkey during 2016.
Cheap imports of 3% import duty HDPE film and blow moulding material from Uzbekistan caused a large upset to prices in June. Middle East prices fell $70/tonne and Iranian prices $50/tonne to compete with the low-priced Uzbek cargoes. Sources estimated around 10,000 tonnes of HDPE material entered Turkey from Uzbekistan during the month.
ICIS publishes a weekly report, providing import spot prices in the Turkey PE market for low density polyethylene (LDPE), linear low density polyethylene (LLDPE) and high density polyethylene (HDPE) film grade of Middle Eastern, Indian and Iranian origin.
The report also has commentaries on prices from other regions including Europe, Egypt, Israel, central, north and southeast Asia and the US for grades such as LDPE, LLDPE, HDPE, HDPE injection moulding, HDPE blow moulding and HDPE pipe 100 and 80 grades, when available.
The report gives weekly updates on the PE feedstock market, supplemented by analysts’ predictions to give market participants the most reliable basis for trade with Turkey.
The ICIS Turkey Polyethylene (PE) price report includes:
- Coverage of low density polyethylene (LDPE), linear low density polyethylene (LLDPE) and high density polyethylene (HDPE) film grades
- Weekly assessed spot prices by country origin and duties
- Updates on duty rate changes.
- Summary of political and economic factors impacting prices
ICIS collects pricing data on a wide range of chemical, energy and fertilizer products, including Polyethylene. Our extensive experience in price reporting means we can offer you access to historical data dating back more than 20 years for certain commodities.
Our time series of pricing data enables you to build and model trends, to get a view of where markets might be heading. The data service includes charting functionality, allowing you to chart and download multiple data series for manipulation in your own internal models. You can also export data to Excel via the ICIS dashboard service.
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