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.
Updated to Q4 2018
Supply levels remain largely balanced to tight in the final quarter of the 2018. Fibre was tight at the start of the month, as raffia availability grew short. Production issues in the Middle East limited available volumes of raffia. Availability was also restricted by stronger demand in Asia at the start of the quarter, as sellers focused on the more lucrative Chinese market. Demand levels have mostly kept balance with supply, meaning little upwards price pressure has developed.
Demand remained limited in the fourth quarter, especially as many buyers were expecting severe discounting in December as sellers looked to clear their stocks. The plastics market in Turkey has been restricted in size by the weak Turkish lira and economy coupled with high interest rates. This led to many players either cutting production levels or going out of business entirely. As a result, limited supply can only have so much of an effect on demand levels.
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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.
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