PMMA prices increased €50/mt from Q4 to Q1 for injection moulding grade, according to the latest GC Intelligence assessments.
A balanced market and falling spot methyl methacrylate (MMA) prices, prevented bigger increasees.
In fact, prices for extrusion polymethyl methacrylate (PMMA) rolled over in Q1.
Producers were aiming for bigger increases to offset the recent surge in gas and electricity prices.
However, with steady imports, and some key markets impacted by the prolonged pandemic, such as advertising, many buyers resisted big increases.