LLDPE Resin Pricing news

NEWSWIRE SNIPPETS


"Polyethylene prices were steady” "Natural Gas futures pricing has recovered"

"some crackers remain offline for either planned or unexpected maintenance"



"May contract negotiations have been tricky; although there was a $.04/lb

increase still on the table since April, the timing seemed right for some relief

from the $. 09/lb increases tacked on during Jan/Feb."



"Force Majeure situations ... firming the market"

"still not all LLDPE resin producers are on board with a decrease."

"May so far generally a busy month"

"LLDPE buyers might see $.02/lb relief from various producers which could become more widespread in June"

Packaging Sources May 2013