MOSCOW (MRC) -- On Wednesday, 25 April,
on the back of results of export trades in Belarus and desire of Russian
producers to increase May prices, Ukrainian traders temporarily suspended LDPE
sales, according to MRC analysts.
Export prices for LDPE in May grew at export trades in Belarus by
EUR200/tonne. At the beginning of the month export quotations at trades were
fixed for the Ukrainian market within EUR1,150-1,180/tonne, FCA Novopolotsk.
Russian producers also said about necessity to increase export prices for
the Ukrainian market following the internal deficit. This week the
USD50-100/tonne increase of May prices was discussed in comparison to April
Following a serious export price hike in Belarus and announced growth of
export prcies for the Russian LDPE, Ukrainian companies temporarily suspended
sales. Yet at the beginning of the month Russian and Belarusian 158 LDPE was
offered within hryvnya (UAH) 16,300-16,500/tonne, VAT included, ÑÐÒ Êiåv.