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Surprise! North American polyethylene prices up 5 cents per pound

By: Frank Esposito

AKRON, OHIO (Jan. 12, 2:10 p.m. ET) — In a surprising reversal, a 5-cent North American polyethylene price increase that seemed to have faded away in December actually took hold in the market. One Texas-based PE buyer said that the 5 took hold "after much consternation, haggling and arm twisting."

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