Polypropylene Pricing Report 2024: Price Trend, Chart, Market Analysis, News, Demand, Historical and Forecast Data

Polypropylene Pricing Report 2024: Price Trend, Chart, Market Analysis, News, Demand, Historical and Forecast Data

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Polypropylene Prices December 2023

Product
Category Region Price
Polypropylene Polymer & Resin Belgium 1047 USD/MT (Polypropylene Injection Moulding)


Belgium witnessed the most pronounced shift in prices in Europe, experiencing a notable decrease of 7.1% over the quarter. As of the most recent quarter, the price of polypropylene injection moulding FD Antwerp in Belgium stood at 1047 USD/MT. The polypropylene prices showcased a fluctuating trend in the first two quarters of 2023. The prices were majorly influenced high production cost, weakened demand, surplus supply, obstacles in trading activities and seasonality.

Polypropylene Price Trend, Market Analysis, and News

IMARC’s newly published report, titled Polypropylene Pricing Report 2024: Price Trend, Chart, Market Analysis, News, Demand, Historical and Forecast Data, offers an in-depth analysis of polypropylene pricing, covering an analysis of global and regional market trends and the critical factors driving these price movements.

It encompasses an in-depth review of spot prices at major ports, a breakdown of prices including Ex Works, FOB, and CIF, alongside a region-wise dissection of price trends across North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America, the Middle East and Africa.

The report examines the elements influencing polypropylene price fluctuations, such as changes in raw material costs, supply-demand dynamics, geopolitical factors, and industry-specific developments. Additionally, it integrates the latest market news, providing stakeholders with up-to-date information on market shifts, regulatory changes, and technological advancements, thereby offering a comprehensive overview that aids in strategic decision-making and forecasting.

Polypropylene Price Trend

Polypropylene Market Analysis

The global polypropylene market size reached US$ 132 Billion in 2023. By 2032, IMARC Group expects the market to reach US$ 179.7 Billion, at a projected CAGR of 3.40% during 2023-2032.

  • The rising demand for lightweight and durable packaging solutions in the end-use industries, such as food and beverage (F&B), pharmaceuticals, and consumer goods is one of the primary factor accelerating the market growth.
  • In addition to this, the increasing penetration of polypropylene in the automotive sector due to its properties such as heat resistance, chemical resistance, and good fatigue strength along with stringent emission norms are other critical factors driving the market expansion.
  • Moreover, the surging usage of polypropylene in the construction sector due to rising infrastructure development, primarily in developing economies, has escalated the product demand for manufacturing pipes, cast fittings and insulation materials, which is further supporting the market growth.
  • The increasing advancement polypropylene manufacturing technology is impacting the quality of the product, making it cost-effective, which is another crucial factor driving the market growth.
  • Additionally, the growing medical industry requirements and rising geriatric population across the globe are fostering the demand for polypropylene in medical devices, packaging, and surgical devices, which is creating a positive outlook for the market.
  • Furthermore, the escalating awareness over the usage of sustainable and eco-friendly solutions is influencing the usage of bio-based polypropylene, which is another crucial factor fueling the market dynamics.
  • The rising adoption of electric vehicles (EVs) and renewable energies encouraging utilization in battery components and photovoltaic applications is another critical factor propelling the market growth.
  • Conversely, growing demand for non-woven fabrics in hygiene products, agriculture, and filtration is another factor that is providing an impetus to the market.
  • Meanwhile, political conditions such as trade tensions and stringent regulations are crucial factors impacting the global polypropylene market primarily by disrupting the supply chain and affecting the price mechanism.
  • The growing urbanization and industrial development in developing regions are encouraging significant infrastructure development, which is creating a positive outlook for the market. 
  • Apart from this, changing consumer preferences towards convenient and lightweight packaging solutions are stimulating innovation in polypropylene-based packaging materials.

Polypropylene News

The report covers the latest developments, updates, and trends impacting the global polypropylene market, providing stakeholders with timely and relevant information. This segment covers a wide array of news items, including the inauguration of new production facilities, advancements in polypropylene production technologies, strategic market expansions by key industry players, and significant mergers and acquisitions that shape the industry landscape.

Latest developments in the polypropylene industry:

  • In 2022, LyondellBasell Industries announced its collaboration with a leading renewable chemicals company, Neste, to develop and commercialize bio-based polypropylene products. This partnership aims to leverage sustainable feedstocks for polypropylene production, aligning with LyondellBasell's commitment to environmental stewardship and innovation in renewable materials.
  • In 2023, ExxonMobil introduced a new range of metallocene-based polypropylene resins designed for use in flexible packaging applications. These resins offer excellent sealability, puncture resistance, and clarity, meeting the evolving needs of the packaging industry and supporting the transition towards sustainable packaging solutions.

Product Description

Polypropylene, a versatile thermoplastic polymer, plays a pivotal role in various industries due to its exceptional properties and wide-ranging applications. It is derived from propylene monomers through polymerization, it also offers a unique combination of attributes, making it indispensable across diverse sectors.

One of the primary attributes is its outstanding resistance to chemicals, moisture, and fatigue, rendering it ideal for applications requiring durability and longevity. This resilience makes it a preferred choice in the packaging industry for manufacturing containers, bottles, and films, ensuring the safe storage and transportation of goods.

Moreover, polypropylene's lightweight nature, coupled with its excellent strength-to-weight ratio, makes it a favored material in the automotive sector. From interior components like dashboards and door panels to exterior parts such as bumpers and fenders, polypropylene contributes to enhancing vehicle performance while reducing overall weight, consequently improving fuel efficiency.

In the healthcare domain, polypropylene's biocompatibility and sterilizability make it indispensable for manufacturing medical devices, surgical instruments, and packaging materials. Its ability to withstand high temperatures and harsh sterilization processes ensures the safety and efficacy of medical products, contributing to advancements in healthcare technology and patient care.

Regional Coverage

The report provides a detailed analysis of the polypropylene market across different regions, each with unique pricing dynamics influenced by localized market conditions, supply chain intricacies, and geopolitical factors. This includes price trends and supply and demand trends for each region, along with spot prices by major ports. The report also provides coverage of ex-works, FOB, and CIF prices, as well as the key factors influencing the price trends.

Global Polypropylene Price

The report offers a holistic view of the global polypropylene pricing trends, reflecting the worldwide interplay of supply-demand balances, international trade policies, and overarching economic factors that shape the market on a macro level.

Europe Polypropylene Price

The polypropylene (PP) market in Europe witnessed significant challenges during the last quarter of 2023, due to the weakened demand and an excess of supply, fostering a bearish sentiment throughout the period. The market continued to move forward with the trend of offloading inventories, as industry players strategically managed stock levels in anticipation of the upcoming winter holidays.

This analysis can be extended to include detailed polypropylene price information for a comprehensive list of countries.

Region Countries Covered
Europe Germany, France, United Kingdom, Italy,  Spain, Russia, Turkey, Netherlands, Poland, Sweden, Belgium, Austria, Ireland, Switzerland, Norway, Denmark, Romania, Finland, Czech Republic, Portugal, and Greece, among other European countries.


North America Polypropylene Price

During the fourth quarter of 2023, the North America polypropylene market faced an unexpected downturn due to a substantial oversupply of PP within the domestic market and sluggish demand both internationally and locally.

Specific data on polypropylene prices within the United States and Canada can also be provided.

Region Countries Covered
North America United States and Canada


Middle East and Africa Polypropylene Price

The report explores the polypropylene pricing trends in the Middle East and Africa, considering factors like regional industrial growth, the availability of natural resources, and geopolitical tensions that uniquely influence market prices.

In addition to region-wise data, information on polypropylene prices for countries can also be provided.

Region Countries Covered
Middle East & Africa Saudi Arabia, UAE, Israel, Iran, South Africa, Nigeria, Oman, Kuwait, Qatar, Iraq, Egypt, Algeria, and Morocco, among other Middle Eastern and African countries.


Asia Pacific Polypropylene Price

The polypropylene market in Asia Pacific witnessed an overall bearish trend, caused by planned plant shutdowns, the market found support in stable domestic demand and the availability of affordable imports. The quarter recorded a significant -22% decrease in prices compared to the same quarter last year and a -17% decrease from the previous quarter.

This analysis can be further extended to include detailed polypropylene prices for a comprehensive list of countries within the region.

Region Countries Covered
Asia Pacific China, India, Indonesia, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Japan, Philippines, Vietnam, Thailand, South Korea, Malaysia, Nepal, Taiwan, Sri Lanka, Hongkong, Singapore, Australia, and New Zealand, among other Asian countries.


Latin America Polypropylene Price

The analysis of polypropylene prices in Latin America provides a detailed overview, reflecting the unique market dynamics in the region influenced by economic policies, industrial growth, and trade frameworks.

This comprehensive review can be extended to include specific countries within the region.

Region Countries Covered
Latin America Brazil, Mexico, Argentina, Columbia, Chile, Ecuador, and Peru, among other Latin American countries.


Report Coverage

Key Attributes Details
Product Name Polypropylene
Report Features Exploration of Historical Trends and Market Outlook, Industry Demand, Industry Supply, Gap Analysis, Challenges, Price Analysis, and Segment-Wise Assessment.
Currency/Units US$ (Data can also be provided in local currency) or Metric Tons
Region/Countries Covered The current coverage includes analysis at the global and regional levels only. 
 
Based on your requirements, we can also customize the report and provide specific information for the following countries: 
 
Asia Pacific: China, India, Indonesia, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Japan, Philippines, Vietnam, Thailand, South Korea, Malaysia, Nepal, Taiwan, Sri Lanka, Hongkong, Singapore, Australia, and New Zealand*
 
Europe: Germany, France, United Kingdom, Italy, Spain, Russia, Turkey, Netherlands, Poland, Sweden, Belgium, Austria, Ireland, Switzerland, Norway, Denmark, Romania, Finland, Czech Republic, Portugal and Greece* 
 
North America: United States and Canada

Latin America: Brazil, Mexico, Argentina, Columbia, Chile, Ecuador, and Peru*

Middle East & Africa: Saudi Arabia, UAE, Israel, Iran, South Africa, Nigeria, Oman, Kuwait, Qatar, Iraq, Egypt, Algeria, and Morocco*

*The list of countries presented is not exhaustive. Information on additional countries can be provided if required by the client.
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Key Benefits for Stakeholders:

  • IMARC’s report presents a detailed analysis of polypropylene pricing, covering global and regional trends, spot prices at key ports, and a breakdown of Ex Works, FOB, and CIF prices.
  • The study examines factors affecting polypropylene price volatility, including raw material costs, supply-demand shifts, geopolitical impacts, and industry developments, offering insights for informed decision-making.
  • The competitive landscape review equips stakeholders with crucial insights into the latest market news, regulatory changes, and technological advancements, ensuring a well-rounded, strategic overview for forecasting and planning.
  • IMARC offers various subscription options, including monthly, quarterly, and biannual updates, allowing clients to stay informed with the latest market trends, ongoing developments, and comprehensive market insights, ensuring they remain at the forefront of the polypropylene industry. 

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