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Historical Resin Pricing

Commodity Thermoplastics

HDPE

Blow Molding Copolymer(HIC)

Annual volumes of about 2 million to 5 million pounds.

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  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    05-Jun-17 79 81 80
    10-Apr-17 82 84 83
    06-Mar-17 79 81 80
    09-Jan-17 74 76 75
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    05-Dec-16 76 78 77
    03-Oct-16 79 81 80
    02-May-16 74 76 75
    28-Mar-16 70 72 71
    29-Feb-16 65 67 66
    01-Feb-16 67 69 68
    25-Jan-16 70 72 71
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    28-Sep-15 95 97 96
    31-Aug-15 99 101 100
    01-Jun-15 104 106 105
    02-Mar-15 99 101 100
    02-Feb-15 104 106 105
    12-Jan-15 108 110 109
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    01-Dec-14 112 114 113
    29-Sep-14 115 117 116
    03-Mar-14 112 114 113
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    30-Sep-13 108 110 109
    08-Jul-13 103 105 104
    18-Mar-13 101 103 102
    28-Jan-13 97 99 98
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    17-Dec-12 92 94 93
    03-Sep-12 94 96 95
    02-Jul-12 89 91 90
    28-May-12 96 98 97
    02-Apr-12 103 105 104
    05-Mar-12 100 102 101
    16-Jan-12 97 99 98
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    31-Oct-11 92 94 93
    01-Aug-11 97 99 98
    04-Jul-11 100 102 101
    02-May-11 103 105 104
    04-Apr-11 97 99 98
    07-Mar-11 95 97 96
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    06-Dec-10 92 94 93
    27-Sep-10 88 90 89
    26-Jul-10 83 85 84
    28-Jun-10 85 87 86
    07-Jun-10 91 93 92
    22-Mar-10 97 99 98
    22-Feb-10 91 93 92
    01-Feb-10 83 85 84
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    05-Oct-09 79 81 80
    06-Jul-09 75 77 76
    25-May-09 72 74 73
    23-Feb-09 69 71 70
    12-Jan-09 62 64 63
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    24-Nov-08 77 79 78
    03-Nov-08 92 94 93
    06-Oct-08 103 105 104
    28-Jul-08 110 112 111
    23-Jun-08 103 105 104
    26-May-08 98 100 99
    28-Apr-08 95 97 96
    10-Mar-08 92 94 93
    04-Feb-08 95 97 96
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    19-Nov-07 92 94 93
    22-Oct-07 87 89 88
    30-Jul-07 83 85 84
    21-May-07 78 80 79
    09-Apr-07 74 76 75
    19-Feb-07 71 73 72
    22-Jan-07 68 70 69
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    18-Dec-06 71 73 72
    13-Nov-06 77 79 78
    16-Oct-06 81 83 82
    21-Aug-06 86 88 87
    03-Jul-06 81 83 82
    22-May-06 78 80 79
    15-May-06 75 77 76
    10-Apr-06 79 81 80
    27-Feb-06 83 85 84
    06-Feb-06 87 89 88
    16-Jan-06 91 93 92
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    07-Nov-05 95 97 96
    10-Oct-05 87 89 88
    19-Sep-05 82 84 83
    12-Sep-05 75 77 76
    08-Aug-05 69 71 70
    11-Jul-05 63 65 64
    06-Jun-05 67 69 68
    02-May-05 71 73 72
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    29-Nov-04 73 75 74
    15-Nov-04 72 74 73
    27-Sep-04 67 69 68
    16-Aug-04 62 64 63
    05-Jul-04 58 60 59
    17-May-04 56 58 57
    26-Jan-04 54 56 55
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    03-Nov-03 52 54 53
    29-Sep-03 50 52 51
    04-Aug-03 47 49 48
    16-Jun-03 49 51 50
    07-Apr-03 51 53 52
    10-Mar-03 57 59 58
    20-Jan-03 45 47 46
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    23-Dec-02 40 42 41
    04-Nov-02 42 44 43
    12-Aug-02 43 45 44
    17-Jun-02 41 43 42
    15-Apr-02 38 40 39
    11-Mar-02 36 38 37
    14-Jan-02 33 35 34
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    17-Dec-01 36 38 37
    12-Nov-01 38 40 39
    13-Aug-01 40 42 41
    02-Jul-01 43 45 44
    11-Jun-01 46 48 47
    19-Mar-01 49 51 50
    12-Feb-01 46 48 47
    29-Jan-01 41 43 42
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    18-Dec-00 42 44 43
    20-Nov-00 44 46 45
    16-Oct-00 45 47 46
    04-Sep-00 46 48 47
    17-Apr-00 47 49 48
    20-Mar-00 44 46 45
    14-Feb-00 41 43 42
    10-Jan-00 42 44 43
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    01-Nov-99 44 46 45
    13-Sep-99 42 44 43
    07-Jun-99 39 41 40
    12-Apr-99 36 38 37
    01-Mar-99 35 37 36
    01-Feb-99 34 36 35
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    21-Dec-98 35 37 36
    30-Nov-98 36 38 37
    19-Oct-98 37 39 38
    21-Sep-98 38 40 39
    17-Aug-98 39 41 40
    13-Jul-98 40 42 41
    08-Jun-98 41 43 42
    11-May-98 42 44 43
    13-Apr-98 43 45 44
    16-Mar-98 44 46 45
    09-Feb-98 45 47 46
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    27-Oct-97 46 48 47
    08-Sep-97 48 50 49
    11-Aug-97 50 52 51
    14-Apr-97 52 54 53
    17-Feb-97 49 51 50
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    12-Aug-96 52 54 53
    17-Jun-96 47 49 48
    03-Jun-96 43 45 44
    15-Apr-96 40 42 41
    29-Jan-96 37 39 38
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    18-Dec-95 39 41 40
    25-Sep-95 40 42 41
    14-Aug-95 42 44 43
    31-Jul-95 45 47 46
    17-Jul-95 44 46 45
    03-Jul-95 46 49 47.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    12-Dec-94 48 51 49.5
    17-Oct-94 45 48 46.5
    19-Sep-94 40 43 41.5
    15-Aug-94 36 39 37.5
    25-Apr-94 34 36 35
    24-Jan-94 31 33 32
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    19-Jul-93 33 35 34
    29-Mar-93 30 32 31
    01-Mar-93 31 33 32
    15-Feb-93 32 34 33
    11-Jan-93 33 35 34
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    24-Aug-92 35 37 36
    20-Apr-92 33 35 34
    24-Feb-92 35 37 36
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    09-Dec-91 37 39 38
    30-Sep-91 34 36 35
    17-Jun-91 37 39 38
    22-Apr-91 38 40 39
    01-Apr-91 41 43 42
    18-Feb-91 44 46 45
    28-Jan-91 48 50 49
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    24-Dec-90 49 52 50.5
    12-Nov-90 44 52 48
    01-Oct-90 44 47 45.5
    25-Jun-90 40 42 41
    23-Apr-90 41 43 42
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    18-Dec-89 42 44 43
    25-Sep-89 42 43 42.5
    04-Sep-89 45 47 46
    31-Jul-89 46 48 47
    05-Jun-89 50 51 50.5
    22-May-89 51 53 52
    24-Apr-89 50 52 51
    03-Apr-89 51 53 52
    20-Mar-89 50 53 51.5
    06-Mar-89 48 53 50.5

All prices are estimated U.S. market prices, in cents per pound, for prime resin, unfilled, natural color, FOB supplier, unless otherwise indicated.

"Change Date" represents issue dates when Plastics News published a change in our weekly price chart, as well as the week when the file was updated most recently. Our published prices indicate when we became aware of and confirmed with North American buyers and suppliers that prices actually changed in the market.