RAW MATERIAL PRICES FOR OCTOBER 2021

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C3 PRICES SEEN HIGHER @  1193€/t (+25 €/t)

C2 PRICES SEEN HIGHER @  1190€/t (+25 €/t)

BUTADIENE CONTRACT SEEN LOWER POSTING A DECREASE OF -75 €/t

THE WAVE OF THE ENERGY SURCHARGE IN EUROPE

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KEM ONE announced a specific monthly energy surcharge in October on its prices of PVC of 110 €/t

LYONDELLBASELL announced to implement from the first of November an electricity and gas surcharge of 50 €/t on all grades of PP and PE. (It has stated that these utility  costs have increased up to 100 €/t since last year depending on product and technology)

CELANESE announced an energy surcharge on all its POM resins of 500 €/t in Europe since October 25th , 350$/t in Asia and 300$/t in USA

KURARAY announced an energy surcharge on its PVOH resins (POVAL, ELVANOL, EXCEVAL, MOWIFLEX) of 500 €/t. Poly vinyl alcohols are widely used in the PVC production process. The surcharge has immediate effect in October

TRINSEO will implement an energy surcharge of up to 500 €/t  on plastics, latex bunders and synthetic rubber products produced at its European facilities. The fee will be applied to contract and spot volumes as terms allow from October . Regarding monomers and plastic material specified energy surcharge will start from first of November  of 200 €/t for Styrene Monomer, Polystyrene Styron, ABS Magnum and SAN Tyril.  Energy surcharge will be of 300 €/t for Polycarbonate, PC/ABS Pulse

HUNTSMAN CORPORATION announced that it was implementing a natural gas surcharge of Euros 125€/t on all sales of MDI in Europe, Africa, the Middle East and India since the first October

ARLANXEO implements an energy surcharge for all its European produced Elastomers from the first of October

PERSTORP announced an energy surcharge of 250 €/t on 2EH and 125 €/t on 2PH starting in October for European market

OQ CHEMICALS announced an energy surcharge of 350 €/t on 2EH, alcohols and all manufactured goods in Europe and an increase of 420 $/t for the rest of the world effective from 1st of November

EQUIPOLYMER announced an energy surcharge of 150 €/t on PET starting from 1st November

ALPEK POLYESTER UK announced an energy surcharge of 170 €/t on PET from first half of October

PTA surcharges are in the air and producers are discussing about a possible 40-100 €/t on PTA increase

CAPROLACTAM surcharges are in the air and producers are discussing about a possible 200 €/t on CAPROLACTAM increase

ADIPIC ACID surcharges are in the air and producers are discussing about a possible 140 €/t on AA increase

DOMO announced an energy surcharge of 225/ 280 €/t on PA DEPENDING ON THE GRADES

ORION announced a CO2 surcharge not fixed yet for CARBON BLACK starting from 2022

ROHM AND HAAS announced an energy surcharge of 95/ 130 €/t on MMA depending on grades

RAW MATERIAL PRICES FOR SEPTEMBER 2021

C3 PRICES SEEN LOWER @  1168€/t (-5 €/t)

C2 PRICES SEEN LOWER @ 1165€/t (-8 €/t)

C3 PRICES IN USA SEEN LOWER POSTING  -66 $/t ($-3 cents/lb)

PX SETTLES WITH AVERAGE SPLIT OF -2.5 €/t

RAW MATERIAL PRICES FOR AUGUST 2021

C3 PRICES SEEN HIGHER @ 1173 €/t (+58 €/t)

C2 PRICES SEEN HIGHER @ 1173 €/t (+43 €/t)

C3 PRICES IN US SEES A DRAMATIC INCREASE OF 242 $/t ($+11 cents/lb)

RAW MATERIAL PRICES FOR JULY 2021

C3 PRICES SEEN HIGHER @ 1115 €/t (+50 €/t)

C2 PRICES SEEN HIGHER @ 1120 €/t (+40 €/t)

BENZENE PRICES HAVE SEEN A DECREASE OF 68 €/t IN JULY

 

General-Oxo is proud to announce for a second year in a row to be a #carboneutral company

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General-Oxo is proud to announce a second year in a row to be a #carboneutral company by offsetting all of its 2020 C02 emissions

To compensate for our company emissions we have chosen to support low carbon development through a renewable energy project. Our CarbonNeutral® programme provides essential funds to support the development of renewable energy as solar electricity. The projects located in Rwanda is vital to help reduce greenhouse gas emissions from the growing global demand for energy.” (Standards: CDM, Gold Standard)

CarbonNeutral® Company Certification CNH000000769

https://www.naturalcapitalpartners.com/projects/project/gigawatt-global-solar-rwanda

RAW MATERIAL PRICES FOR JUNE 2021

C3 PRICES SEEN HIGHER @ 1065 €/t (+40 €/t)

C2 PRICES SEEN HIGHER @ 1080 €/t (+30 €/t)

BENZENE PRICES HAVE SEEN A STEEP FALL OF 480 €/t IN JUNE

STYRENE PRICES HAVE SEEN A STEEP FALL OF 401 €/t IN JUNE

OX PRICES SEEN HIGHER @ 805 €/t  (+7.5 €/t)

RAW MATERIAL PRICES FOR MARCH 2021

C3 PRICES SEEN HIGHER @ 970 €/t (+85 €/t)

C2 PRICES SEEN HIGHER @ 1005 €/t (+75 €/t)

STYRENE PRICES SEEN HIGHER WITH A SOBER INCREASE OF 501 €/t