Skip Navigation LinksHome|News & Analysis|News Features|News Feature Detail

Top Image

Platts Global Polypropylene (PP) Price Index

Used in reusable containers and automotive components, electric equipment, ropes, carpets and textiles.

The chart above shows the daily end-of-day Platts Global Polypropylene Price Index price in red and also displays the 20-day moving average in blue.

Prices for a second polymer component of the PGPI – polypropylene – rose 5% in January to $1,538 per metric ton (/mt), up from the December average of $1,470/mt, according to the just-released monthly average of the Platts Global Petrochemical Index (PGPI), a benchmark basket of seven widely used petrochemicals.

The price increase was relatively minor compared to polypropylene’s raw input propylene, which climbed 12% in January.

Next chart: Platts Global Low-Density Polyethylene (LDPE) Price Index

Stay connected with Platts