LLDPE Resin Pricing news
"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