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