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Research and Markets: Polyolefins World - Q3, 2012 'Supply restricted due to on-going maintenance shut-downs'


Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of GlobalData's new report "Polyolefins World -Q3, 2012" to their offering.

The global polyolefins market witnessed low demand in August 2012 after performing well over the last month. The supply of both Polyethylene (PE) and Polypropylene (PP) was restricted due to ongoing maintenance shut-downs. The prices of both PE and PP increased across all regions in the month on account of increasing feedstock prices even though the demand was sluggish.


- 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.

Key Topics Covered:

1.1 List of Tables

1.2 List of Figures

2 Market Overview

3 Significant Developments

3.1 Yacimientos Petroliferos Fiscales Bolivianos Launches Third Call for Ethylene and Polyethylene Plants in Gran Chaco, Bolivia

3.2 CNPC Hohhot Petrochemical's Expansion Project Ready to Undergo Trial Operation

4 Price Trends in North America

5 Price Trends in Asia

6 Plants Update

6.1 Polypropylene Plants Update

6.1.1 ThyssenKrupp Wins FEED Contract for Russian PP Plant

6.1.2 Orpic Plant Produces One Million Tons of PP

6.1.3 FPC Cuts Operating Rates at PP plant in Linyuan

6.1.4 Dow Secures Contract from ChinaCoal Mengda to Provide Technology for PP Production

6.2 Polyethylene Plants Update

6.2.1 Lanzhou Petrochemical Restarts Operations at PE plants

6.2.2 Borealis Shuts LDPE Plant at Stenungsund

6.2.3 Tianjin Petrochemical Shuts Polyolefin Plants for Maintenance

6.3 Polyolefin Company Updates

6.3.1 Sinopec Reports Revenue of $212.6 Billion in H1 2012

6.3.2 CNOOC Reports Revenue of $18.7 Billion for H1 2012

6.3.3 Mitsui Chemicals Reports Revenue of $4.5 Billion in Q1 Fiscal 2013

6.3.4 PTT Reports Revenue of $43.7 Billion in H1 2012

6.3.5 Borealis Reports Revenue of $2.4 Billion in Q2 2012

7 Appendix

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