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 Q3 2018
Supply levels to Turkey were impeded by holiday periods, global tightness and reduced allocations of import material. The Eid ul-Adha festival saw Middle East production shut down for a period in August. Global supplies of polypropylene are under pressure because of a lack of new capacities. Climbing global demand has therefore results in a supply deficit. Supply in Turkey has mostly been in balance due to low demand levels. Import allocations to Turkey have been cut due to poor demand.
The instability of the Turkish lira severely limited business activity over the third quarter. This reached a nadir in September with some companies having to declare bankruptcy. The value of the lira against the US dollar dropped throughout the quarter as the Turkish central bank appeared to be under direct influence of President Erdogan. An interest rate rise, in September, stalled the fall but the lira remains weak. The higher interests are also proving punishing for struggling businesses.
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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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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.
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