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Platts Global Petrochemical Index

A Platts.com News & Analysis Feature



Platts Global Petrochemical Index

A Platts.com News & Analysis Feature


Platts Global Ethylene Price Index


A key ingredient to polyethylene, the most widely used plastic in textiles and polyvinyl chloride (PVC), widely used in construction for window frames, water pipes, garden furniture and packaging.


Ethylene


Global ethylene prices tumbled 17% in December to $978 per metric ton (/mt), from $1,177/mt in November, according to the just-released PGPI data expressed as a monthly average.


Ethylene prices were trending down with decreasing naphtha prices.


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