Price know-how May

How Will Monomer Movements Affect Polymer Prices?

Styrene monomer prices have plummeted and C2 and C3 prices have rolled over from April into May. In the case of Ethylene, this comes after a rollover in price from March to April.

For styrene monomer, the change appears to be a correction following the dramatic events which started in December last year and acted as the driver to propel polystyrene, ABS and other styrenic-based polymers to historically high levels in record order.

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