Polycarbonate (PC) prices supported by supply issues in April. European PC prices face upward pressure due to supply constraints caused by production issues.
This is leading to delays and potential shutdowns for some buyers.
Short-term forecasts have been revised upwards. There is a risk of price increases for some low price buyers in the short term.
However, ongoing decreases are expected later in the year assuming market conditions remain challenging, and production issues ease.
The demand for polycarbonate suppliers in Europe has struggled to recover in April, with some market segments deteriorating, such as construction and electronics.