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Feedstock volatility, rising polymer prices

Feedstock volatility, rising polymer prices

At the beginning of last week, both “feedstock” and energy prices reached their highest levels in 10 years. The price of oil was 139 USD/barrel, NAPHTHA was 1,121.7 USD/t and the price of natural gas was 227.201 Euro/MWh.

Plastic resin markets turmoil

Plastic resin markets turmoil

The market is in turmoil. The escalating Russian-Ukrainian war is distracting from the deal. An unprecedented situation, market participants do not know how to react.

Plastics industry - long way to recovery

Plastics industry - long way to recovery

It was expected that the lifting of the restrictions would not bring an immediate recovery. Moreover, in some cases, the relaxation and lifting of stay at home restrictions has led to a reduction in demand and associated production.