Summary of current offers
Total lbs:
220,460
Low:
$0.57
High:
$0.58
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Lot #
78184
Contract
LDPE - Inj
Price/lb
$ 0.570
Available
2 T/L Bags
MFI
8
Density
0.920
Additives
Delivery Terms
FOB HOUSTON, TX
Lot #
78183
Contract
LDPE - Inj
 Prime
Price/lb
$ 0.580
Available
3 T/L Bags
MFI
25
Density
0.924
Additives
Delivery Terms
FOB HOUSTON, TX

Spot Polyethylene trading was reduced as many market participants attended NPE, which limited our transactions. As expected, our completed volumes fell short of our traditional averages, though the market still felt good and we expect activity to pick right back up in the week ahead. There was considerable export demand live at NPE and we lightly filled some orders, but without a steady flow of offers, high volume dealings were challenging to complete. We started to see some fresh offers on Friday as others also felt the need to transact and we were happy to be net buyers, as we have started to strategically restock as the market has taken a nice price break and seems to have found some good stability. April PE contracts became more complex as competing indices took different positions, leaving questions about final April pricing already more than a week into May. One major index posted up $.03/lb for the month, endorsing producers price increase effort, while the other which had estimated flat a couple weeks ago, maintained their position despite surely being pressured to revise higher. It was a rare divergence and we happen to also agree that domestic pricing was mostly steady during April, our prices actually averaged down a cent. We do see some additional market support developing and its very possible that the $.03/lb increase could become fully implemented by the end of May.

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Low-Density Polyethylene Injection

At The Plastics Exchange, LDPE Injection is celebrated for its soft texture and impressive strength, making it ideal for producing items that require both flexibility and durability, such as squeeze bottles, toys, and flexible tubes. This material excels in applications where a high degree of pliability is essential, alongside a resistance to acids, bases, and vegetable oils.

Offering a unique combination of softness and robust performance, LDPE Injection provides critical adaptability and reliability for manufacturers, supporting a broad range of product designs and functional requirements.

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How much resin is generally available?
We normally see about 10-25 million lbs of spot resin each week, but occasionally, in very loose markets, have had more than 50 million lbs offered on the spot floor.
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