Insight: Europe PE, PP buyers facing hikes as sources prepare for Fakuma trade fair

This latest insight piece by ICIS Senior Editor Linda Naylor looks at how Polyethylene (PE) and polypropylene (PP) buyers in Europe are facing higher prices for October, as new capacity comes on stream in North America.

Both PE and PP sellers were targeting margin improvement again for October, following the €30/tonne increase in both ethylene and propylene contracts for the month, but it was not yet clear whether they would succeed.

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