Commodity Resin Prices Up, Engineering Resins Steady

Sherman, Lilli Manolis
January 2014
Plastics Technology;Jan2014, Vol. 60 Issue 1, p60
Trade Publication
The article reports that prices of commodity resin have risen during the mid-December 2013 period, while engineering resin prices have remained steady. It examines the factors that led to the increase in commodity resin prices, including strong year-end demand, tighter supplies of polyolefins and an increase in feedstock prices. It also reports that polypropylene prices have moved above contract levels by December, with experts predicting the price increase to continue in 2014.


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