LDPE Values in Europe Decreased Due to Weak Demand

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24 Sep 2013 14:52 Jane Roberts

CHEMMONITOR.COM - European spot prices for low density polyethylene (LDPE) are under pressure due to weak demand in the market. Moreover, costs for hydrocarbons used as feedstock for LDPE production were influenced by the worsening geopolitical risk.

Recently, prices for naphtha were estimated at almost USD 920 per metric ton on a CIF NWE basis, down from USD about USD 943 per metric ton CIF NWE.

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