The global polyolefins market witnessed a stable supply demand scenario in February 2013. The supply of both Polyethylene (PE) and Polypropylene (PP) was sufficient to meet demand. Feedstock olefins prices were relatively stable in February and brought no significant increase in polyolefins prices.

Scope

Analyses monthly price trends in Asia and North America region

Details significant developments in the polyolefin industry

Reasons to Buy

Understand the pricing trend in polyolefin industry in Asia and North America region

Formulate strategies based on recent changes in the polyolefin industry including plant and company updates.

Table of Contents

1 Table of Contents

1 Table of Contents 1

1.1 List of Tables 1

1.2 List of Figures 1

2 Market Overview 2

3 Significant Developments 2

3.1 Honeywell Wins Four Contracts worth $40m from Borouge 2

3.2 SABIC Resumes Normal Production at Geleen Petrochemicals Plant in Netherlands 2

4 Price Trends in North America 2

4.1 North America, Polypropylene Prices 2

4.2 North America, Polyethylene Prices 3

5 Price Trends in Asia 3

5.1 Asia, Polypropylene Prices 3

5.2 Asia, Polyethylene Prices 4

6 Plants Update 4

6.1 Polypropylene Plants Update 4

6.1.1 Sahara Petrochemicals Completes Maintenance Work at Al Waha Plant in Saudi Arabia 4

6.1.2 Union Carbide License UNIPOL Polypropylene Process Technology to Oriental Energy 4

6.2 Polyethylene Plants Update 4

6.2.1 Appalachian Resins Inc. to Build Polyethylene Plant in West Virginia 4

6.2.2 Dow to Increase Polyethylene Resin Prices in the Middle East, Africa and Europe 4

6.2.3 GAIL in Discussion with Indian Refiners about Petrochemical Project 5

7 Polyolefin Company Updates 5

7.1 Asahi Kasei Plastics Launches New Long Glass Fiber Reinforced Polypropylene 5

7.2 Sibur Establishes Trade Houses in Turkey and Ukraine 5

7.3 Borealis Reports Revenue of €7.5 Billion in 2012 5

8 Appendix 5

8.1 Methodology 5

8.1.1 Coverage 5

8.1.2 Secondary Research 5

8.1.3 Primary Research 6

8.1.4 Expert Panel Validation 6

8.2 Contact Us 6

8.3 Disclaimer 6

List of Tables

1.1 List of Tables

Table 1: North America Polypropylene Market, Monthly Average Prices ($/Metric Ton), September 2012–February 2013 2

Table 2: North America Polyethylene Market, Monthly Average Prices ($/Metric Ton), September 2012–February 2013 3

Table 3: Asia Polypropylene Market, Monthly Average Prices ($/Metric Ton), September 2012–February 2013 3

Table 4: Asia Polyethylene Market, Monthly Average Prices ($/Metric Ton), September 2012–February 2013 4

List of Figures

1.2 List of Figures

Figure 1: North America Polypropylene Market, Monthly Average Prices ($/Metric Ton), September 2012–February 2013 2

Figure 2: North America Polyethylene Market, Monthly Average Prices ($/Metric Ton), September 2012–February 2013 3

Figure 3: Asia Polypropylene Market, Monthly Average Prices ($/Metric Ton), September 2012–February 2013 3

Figure 4: Asia Polyethylene Market, Monthly Average Prices ($/Metric Ton), September 2012–February 2013 4

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