August update on the European propylene market

Buyers have seen an increase during this month’s propylene contract negotiations. ICIS market specialists offer insight on why this has happened and the likely repercussions for the industry.

View the ICIS August video update on European propylene.  This 4 minute video covers the following:

  • Summary of the current situation
  • Reaction from polypropylene (PP) producers, derivatives players and crackers
  • The key factors likely to impact September contract talks

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