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  • STYROLUTION DECREASES PS PRICES BY €90/MT
    INEOS Styrolution decreases PS prices by €90/mt in December versus November after the triple-digit decrease in the monomer styrene price in December. The company noted that the decrease on general…
  • PS PRICES FALL IN NOVEMBER
    PS prices fall in November versus October by €40/mt, according to the latest price ssessments by GC Intelligence. The decrease represents suppliers giving back some of the energy surcharges after…
  • ROEHM DECREASES MMA PRICES
    Roehm decreases MMA prices from the first of December “in order to support European customers”. The decrease of €175/mt comes amid slowing demand and competitive imports across the value chain…
  • EU INFLATION HITS 11.5%
    EU inflation hits 11.5% annually in October, according to the latest data by Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union (EU). Meanwhile, the annual inflation for the euro zone…
  • PS PRICES SEE DECREASES
    PS prices see decreases in November versus October despite a relatively stable styrene market, according to GC Intelligence price assessments. The monthly styrene contract showed little change with an increase…
  • PC BUYERS NEGOTIATE DECREASES
    PC buyers negotiate decreases in November versus October as lower gas prices give producers some flexibility to lower their offers. GC Intelligence price assessments show decreases on all grades. The…
  • PMMA PRICES SUFFERED BIG DECREASES
    PMMA prices suffered big decreases in November after worsening market conditions allowed buyers to negotiate corrections. According to GC Intelligence market assessments, the decreases exceeded €100/mt on many accounts. The…
  • ASCEND BUYS US RECYCLER
    Ascend buys US recycler Circular Polymers based in California and renames it Circular Polymers by Ascend. The purchase of the majority stake in Circular Polymers strengthens Ascend’s post-consumer recycling capability.…
  • POM PRICES SLIDE TO NEW LOWS
    POM prices slide to new lows in November in Europe, falling from the highs set when energy costs spiked to record levels. Buyers experienced hefty increases in the past few…
  • BDO PRICES POST LOSSES
    BDO prices post losses in November on the back of slowing demand and competition from imports. After the spikes during the pandemic, prices posted downward corrections since the spring. From…
  • SHIPPING COSTS DECREASED AGAIN
    Shipping costs decreased again in November to reach pre-pandemic levels, most likely due to low demand. However, many players continue to face long lead times. Freight rates reached close to…
  • PA6 PRICES TO SLUMP IN NOVEMBER
    Market participants expect PA6 prices to slump in November after the a persistent poor demand and lower costs. The fall in gas prices gives incentives to buyers to revert the…