PODCAST: Tight supply dominates Europe R-PET market

Will Beacham


BARCELONA–Supply shortages have pushed prices up in Europe’s recycled polyethylene terephthalate (R-PET) market amid a mixed demand picture.

  • Supply shortages drive higher prices for R-PET in Europe in the short term
  • Bale prices rise amid constrained availability, limited relief expected in summer
  • Mixed picture for beverage demand with more travel versus rising inflation and lower disposable incomes
  • Brand commitment to recycled content remains strong but content rates reassessed

Listen to ICIS analysts Helen McGeough, Carolina Perujo Holland and Egor Dementev discuss latest market conditions in Europe’s recycled PET markets.


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