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 Q1 2018
Turkish PP supply levels were limited throughout most of the quarter. Although they improved at the end of the quarter, fibre in particular, remains difficult to source.
Turkish PP prices were the highest in the world at one point, which saw some shipments redirected. Raffia availability is better. Supply levels for PP were poor globally and Asia was absorbing much of the excess volumes. Once Asian demand cooled following the Lunar New Year holiday suppliers looked to Turkey.
Due to limited availability, demand has been consistently strong throughout the quarter. Toward the end of March, as prices came off, demand has eased and players have now stepped away from the market, expecting prices to fall. The market is currently incredibly quiet beyond necessary purchases. Fibre demand was strongest, with some large individual prices reported across the market. Despite the short market, players are expecting a correction and most are unwilling to engage in discussions without downwards movement.
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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