Whilst the results of the UK General Election have impacted on exchange rates, relaxation in some polymer prices will bring relief to many plastics processors.
As Price Know-how has outlined before, the prices specific to grades in the PE and PP groups can often diverge significantly from the main markets, depending upon availability.
In the Styrenic polymers market, it is going to be interesting to see if there is any impact on the rebound in the June Styrene monomer price.
Elsewhere, the upwards price momentum for many Engineering polymers continues unabated, and there are some genuine concerns regarding availability of some key materials, and in particular PMMA.
Subscribe to price know-how
A monthly publication looking at key factors that affect UK polymer markets.
The concept of a user friendly market report came from feedback about an article published in PRW (Plastics & Rubber Weekly) about the 2011 market outlook to which Plastribution made a significant contribution.