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DailySSESSMENTS: China PE Price 8th July 2020


-  China stocks entered the bull-market territory, with stock indexes surged on Monday for their biggest one-day gain in half a decade. The Shanghai stock market jumped 5.7% after a front-page editorial in the state-owned China Securities Journal essentially said that it is a good time to buy stocks. Dalian Commodity Exchange accelerated gains following the bullish market witnessed in China stocks market. As of Wednesday, July 8, SSESSMENTS.COM noted that September 2020 LLDPE prices on the Dalian Commodity Exchange posted a significant increase by CNY190/ton ($27/ton) as observed at 1 PM GMT+8, open at CNY7,265/ton ($1,035/ton) by morning trading session. In response to recent gains in the futures market, a Chinese trader initiated a price increase of between CNY100-200/ton ($14-28/ton) for local HDPE Film, LDPE Film, and LLDPE Film C4 cargoes as compared to Tuesday’s level. 

- From the import market, a global trading house reported to SSESSMENTS.COM that a Thai PE producer has announced offers for early August shipment. As informed, the trader received offers for LLDPE Film C4 from the producer at $910/ton, or $40/ton higher as compared to offer level available last week. Deals were successfully concluded at the initial offer level. As for HDPE Film, the trader mentioned that current offers are hovering above $1,000/ton-level, captured at $1,015/ton, with deals achieved at the initial level to slightly lower by $5/ton. All offers are on LC at sight, CIF China Main Port basis.

ProductPrice (USD)TermsChanges From Previous Trading Day (USD)
Brent43.08September Settlement-0.02
NYMEX40.62August Settlement-0.01
Naphtha395CFR Japan1
Ethylene837-845CFR NEA-9 to -11
Ethylene767-775CFR SEA-9 to -11
Propylene812-820CFR China5
Propylene762-770FOB Korea5

Futures Price on Dalian Commodity Exchange (DCE)

Dalian Futures September 2020Today’s Open (CNY/ton)Previous Trading Day’s Settlement (CNY/ton)Today’s Settlement (CNY/ton)

HDPE Film, on cash, EXW China basis, including 13% VAT

OriginPrevious Trading Day’s Range (CNY/ton)Today’s Range (CNY/ton)
Middle East8,300-8,3508,300-8,350

LDPE Film, on cash, EXW China basis, including 13% VAT

OriginPrevious Trading Day’s Range (CNY/ton)Today’s Range (CNY/ton)
Middle East8,600-8,7008,600-8,700

LLDPE Film C4, on cash, EXW China basis, including 13% VAT

OriginPrevious Trading Day’s Range (CNY/ton)Today’s Range (CNY/ton)
Middle East7,300-7,4007,300-7,400

Import on LC at sight, CIF China main port basis

OriginProductPrevious Trading Day’s Range (USD/ton)Today’s Range (USD/ton)
Middle EastHDPE Film900-920900-920
Southeast AsiaHDPE Film-1,010-1,015
Middle EastLDPE Film910-950910-960
Middle EastLLDPE Film C4820-840820-840
Southeast AsiaLLDPE Film C4-910

Tags: Asia Pacific,China,Daily,English,NEA,PE

Published on July 8, 2020 2:30 PM (GMT+8)
Last Updated on July 8, 2020 2:30 PM (GMT+8)