ICIS has held the benchmark for Polyethylene terephthalate (Recycled) (R-PET) flakes since 2006 and publishes the latest traded prices, trends, and news for bales to help you gain clarity on the current and anticipated short-term price movements and strengthen your negotiating position.
Use the independent price assessments and market coverage in our price reports to track the regional R-PET market and:
Updated to Q3 2021
The Q3 supply outlook is uncertain as the warmer weather and lockdown easings may result in better PET bottle consumption and more PCBs entering the recycling stream. PCB stock levels are extremely low which has led to worries about supply for the rest of the year. New extrusion capacity will require more flake, particularly from the bottle sector, to compete with demand from the sheet sector. Pellet supply remains structurally short.
Lower PET prices may see reduced demand from the thermoforming sector as it will be cheaper to substitue to cheaper virgin material at companies without recycled content targets. Demand from the bottle sector is likely to remain strong and potentially grow, as higher-than-required recycled content targets are announced. Brands are increasing their use of food-grade material, particularly for beverage bottles, and this will drive flake and pellet demand, which in turn will affect the PCB market.
We offer the following regional Polyethylene terephthalate (Recycled) coverage to keep you informed of factors and developments affecting prices in the Europe Polyethylene terephthalate (Recycled) marketplace.
More information about the price reports we publish on Polyethylene terephthalate (Recycled):
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