Polyester chain prices nosedive before peak season amid soft demand

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Mumbai
Summary: 
Polyester markets saw price drops in the week ended 21 September 2018 on the back of lackluster trading sentiment before the peak season. October is the usual peak sales season for PFY, which is the largest user of PTA and MEG in China. Polyester filament yarn prices weakened in China due to low

Polyester markets saw price drops in the week ended 21 September 2018 on the back of lackluster trading sentiment before the peak season. October is the usual peak sales season for PFY, which is the largest user of PTA and MEG in China. Polyester filament yarn prices weakened in China due to low PSF cost and soft demand during the week. Prices in India and Pakistan were relatively firm in the week.

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Polyester fibre and yarn prices soar on cost support and low inventory

In China, offers for 1.4D direct-melt-spun PSF in Jiangsu and Zhejiang rose US cents 6 a kg in the week ended 24 August 2018. The same in Fujian and Shandong jumped US cents 8 a kg. PSF producers in China hiked offers in line with rising polyester chip values this week. Polyester chip prices in Asia were raised amid higher PTA and MEG cost in the week.

Major PSF producers limited their production resulting in to tight supply recently. In seasonal ebb, polyester market was supposed to be dull, but it moved differently at this time of the year.

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Polyester markets faced downward pressure in June

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Mumbai
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Polyester chip (PET chip) prices in Asia slipped due to weak MEG prices amid dull trading atmosphere during the month. Offers for semi dull chips were down 4.1% and super bright chip dipped 4.7% on the month.

Ethylene prices in Asian markets inched up in June on expectations of increase in Chinese demand in the coming period. In Europe, spot ethylene prices rose sharply this month on cracker issues as maintenance was been conducted on the western portion of the ARG ethylene pipeline. In US, spot ethylene prices fell amid the recent restart of crackers after turnarounds and the start-ups of new capacity. Prices rose 4.2% from May in Asia while European spot inched up 1.9% on the month. US spot prices slipped 1.5% during the month.

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PSF price climbs in China, drops in India

In China, offers for 1.4D direct-melt-spun PSF in Jiangsu and Zhejiang jumped US cent 1 a kg in the week ended 6 July 2018. The same in Fujian and Shandong was relatively firm during the week.

PSF prices in China were raised amid firmer raw material costs and lower inventory in the region during the week. Meanwhile, downstream converters purchased only hand to mouth in the week. Prices were also supported by concerns that arose from expectations of production cutbacks by some plants, leading to lower inventory.

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PSF prices stable-to-up in Asian markets

In China, offers for 1.4D direct-melt-spun PSF in the third week of May 2018 moved up in the local currency while the prices were stable in US$ terms.

Polyester staple fibre prices rose further in China while they were stable in India and Pakistan during the week. In China, PSF producers raised their offers slightly in the week while transactions were still moderate.

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Polyester market weakens in March, no support from upstream

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Mumbai
Polyester market weakens in March, no support from upstream
Summary: 
Polyester staple fibre prices fell in China while demand was decent, leading to smooth liquidity. Prices in India were firm during the month. In Pakistan, PSF prices were revised up over a strong demand from the yarn producers and a new fall of the rupee.

Ethylene prices in Asian markets jumped in March supported by strong demand amid the heavy steam cracker turnarounds. In US, spot ethylene fell to a nine-year low on weak sentiment as production from new capacity has overtaken consumption amid downstream disruptions. European ethylene spot prices were almost flat for the month.

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Asian fibre and yarn prices decline in December 2017

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Mumbai
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Polyester staple fibre prices in December 2017 slipped in China amid cautious buying sentiment during the month. PSF manufacturers also reduced the operating rate due to insipid trading sentiment. In Pakistan, PSF prices inched up this month as demand was strong in polyester market. In India, PSF

Polyester staple fibre prices in December 2017 slipped in China amid cautious buying sentiment during the month. PSF manufacturers also reduced the operating rate due to insipid trading sentiment. In Pakistan, PSF prices inched up this month as demand was strong in polyester market. In India, PSF offers were steady during the month. In China, 1.4D PSF was down US cents 3 a kg as compared to November. In India, 1.2D PSF prices were up US cents 2 a kg from last month.

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Rising crude sets polyester chain market on uptrend in September

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Mumbai
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Crude oil prices rose in September due to disruptions in US gulf coast aftermath Hurricane Harvey while geopolitical instability in Iraqi Kurdistan aided Brent to make its strongest third-quarter price performance since 2004. US crude prices jumped 4.2% on the month while Brent rose 7.6% as compared to

Crude oil prices rose in September due to disruptions in US gulf coast aftermath Hurricane Harvey while geopolitical instability in Iraqi Kurdistan aided Brent to register its strongest third-quarter price performance since 2004. US crude prices jumped 4.2% on the month while Brent rose 7.6% as compared to previous month’s average. For September, Asian spot naphtha prices were up 10.4% on the month.

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Polyester filament yarn prices move up in December

In China, POY 75/72 prices in December were up US cents 13 a kg on the month in Shengze while Indian POY 130/34 prices were up US cents 3 a kg on the month. In Pakistan, 300/96 DTY prices were up US cent 1 per pound on the month.

Polyester filament yarn makers in China hiked offers in December, seeing buyers maintain healthy demand when prices were rising.

In India, POY offers climbed during the month, although trading atmosphere was lusterless, as downstream buying enthusiasm was quiet.

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Polyester yarn prices surge in India, China

In China, POY offers in Shengze were up US cents 5-6 a kg in the second week of December. In Shengze, 150/96 FDYs offers were up US cents 6 a kg, while 50/24 FDY were up US cents 18 a kg on the week.

Polyester filament yarn markets rallied significantly in China and India taking cue also saw prices rise in domestic market. With both crude oil and PTA futures rallying and MEG surging PFY makers maintained offers stable to firm though spot trades slowed down from later in the week.

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