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 2017
Following a bullish first quarter, Turkish polypropylene (PP) prices softened throughout the second quarter of 2017.
April saw the markets muted by the constitutional referendum. The lack of clarity over the results of the referendum pushed many players away from the market.
Once the results of the referendum arrived, they offered little clear price direction. The slim majority for the “yes” vote led players to remain cautious. Hand to mouth buying remained dominant.
Sellers attempted to push hikes in April, to capitalise on an expected pre- Ramadan demand spike. Buyers remained resistant to this.
Buyers continued to buy hand-to-mouth during May as many had stocked up inventories. The deteriorating Asian market added to weak sentiment in Turkey and prices remained on a downward trend.
Prices have stabilised to some extent during June and some sources have said that they have now scraped the bottom.
With Ramadan taking place during much of June, market activity is expected to remain subdued.
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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