PE, PS Lead Polymers Rally in Europe

Morris, Gregory D. L.
August 2005
Chemical Week;8/17/2005, Vol. 167 Issue 27, p35
Trade Publication
Reports on the increase in prices of polyethylene and polystyrene (PS) as of August 2005. Factor that enables polymer producers to raise the prices; Comments from Roger Green of Nexant ChemSystems on the prices of polymer-based products; Reasons cited by PS producers in increasing their products.


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