In this report, ICIS experts put Turkey’s polypropylene (PP) market under the spotlight - covering the Turkish PP market in significant detail.
The ICIS Turkey Polypropylene (PP) price report gives producers, traders and analysts unrivalled depth of insight into the region.
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Updated to Q2 2016
The uptrend that saw Middle Eastern-origin polypropylene (PP) prices in Turkey rise over $250/tonne from mid-February ended at the start of April when prices for homopolymer raffia and fibre remained flat for the first half of the month before raffia edged down in the second half of the month, followed by fibre grade in May.
Iranian fibre prices in Turkey commanded the highest values during April, but started to fall, along with all other grades, during May.
Demand in Turkey was weak during the second quarter, and many traders commented on the lack of buying activity ahead of Ramadan.
The gap between CFR raffia and fibre prices started to diverge during May and widened in June because of cheaper imports of raffia from Uzbekistan, which carried a more favourable import duty rate of 3% compared to 6.5% duty for Middle Eastern and Iranian material. Although import volumes from Uzbekistan to Turkey were very small, they were sufficient to meet buyers’ needs ahead of and during Ramadan, putting pressure on prices from other origins.
The ICIS Turkey Polypropylene (PP) Price Report provides weekly assessed import prices for raffia and fibre grades broken down by country of origin and duties. It also reviews prices from other regions including Europe, Egypt, Israel, central, north and southeast Asia and the US for grades such as raffia, fibre, homopolymer injection moulding, copolymer, and BOPP, when available.
A comprehensive market overview is also included for you to understand the impact of relevant upstream and downstream markets on prices.
This detailed weekly report helps PP producers, traders and end-users stay up-to-date, whether they are trading in or with Turkey. It is a reliable source of market data and provides Turkey-specific import prices to underpin contract negotiations. Subscribers will gain an accurate understanding of PP market dynamics in Turkey as well as its position in an international context. Commentary segmented by country and import duty groups further clarifies key market drivers and their impact on the Turkish market.
The ICIS Turkey PP price report includes:
- Assessed spot prices of key grades (homopolymer raffia and homopolymer fibre), by country origin and import duties
- Updates on duty rate changes
- Turkey-specific upstream and downstream updates
- Production news updates (local and overseas)
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