Resin and Plastics Pricing News

Trade analyst predicts on resin pricing for October
LLDPE stretch film resin expected to roll flat

Also expected to hold full 5c/lb gain from September

ExxonMobil experiences LLDPE hexene issues at Texas plant  ExxonMobil Chemical is expecting limited availability for some polyethylene film grades and is likely to experience delivery delays due to operational issues at its Beaumont, Texas, plant, the company said in a letter to customers .
Trade News October 2016

Trade analyst reports on resin pricing for September
PVC - flat no change.

pricing news

Polyethylene trading was notably lighter than it was during the past several weeks. There was a little lull in producer offerings this week, but not enough to alter market sentiment, which remains slightly negative from this price point. There was previously a good flurry of activity as some processors had run their inventories down and had to restock.


The Polypropylene market slowed from its active pace and trading volume was only considered about average. PP production was finally reduced in September, largely due to planned and unplanned reactor maintenance; we are just now starting to see a lighter flow of railcar material. While overall resin availability remains ample, processors continue to pick away at resellers’ aged inventories, which have been the lowest priced material in the market

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