What’s influencing PP prices and trade in the Middle East?

Following two major Muslim festivals, PP demand in the Middle East is now understandably sluggish. However, there is an expected increase in demand from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) driven by the growing plastics and processing industries. The industry is also seeing more deals now being concluded on a DEL Dubai basis rather than in CFR Dubai.

View the ICIS special report on the Middle East PP markets for a better understanding of market movements within the region. This three-minute video covers the following:

  • Summary of the current situation
  • Supply and demand dynamics in the region
  • Trading activities and changes in the Middle East
  • Key factors likely to impact the industry

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