TITLE

Commodity Resin Prices Up, Engineering Resins Steady

AUTHOR(S)
Sherman, Lilli Manolis
PUB. DATE
January 2014
SOURCE
Plastics Technology;Jan2014, Vol. 60 Issue 1, p60
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
93742595

 

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