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Historical Resin Pricing

Commodity Thermoplastics

LDPE

Extrusion Clarity film

Annual volumes of about 2 million to 5 million pounds.

Current Pricing
As of Date Level
Low High Avg
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  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    05-Jun-17 82 85 83.5
    10-Apr-17 85 88 86.5
    06-Mar-17 82 85 83.5
    09-Jan-17 77 80 78.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    05-Dec-16 79 82 80.5
    03-Oct-16 82 85 83.5
    02-May-16 77 80 78.5
    28-Mar-16 73 76 74.5
    29-Feb-16 68 71 69.5
    01-Feb-16 70 73 71.5
    25-Jan-16 73 76 74.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    28-Sep-15 98 101 99.5
    31-Aug-15 102 105 103.5
    01-Jun-15 107 110 108.5
    02-Mar-15 102 105 103.5
    02-Feb-15 107 110 108.5
    12-Jan-15 111 114 112.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    01-Dec-14 115 118 116.5
    29-Sep-14 118 121 119.5
    03-Mar-14 115 118 116.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    30-Sep-13 111 114 112.5
    22-Apr-13 106 109 107.5
    28-Jan-13 102 105 103.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    17-Dec-12 97 100 98.5
    03-Sep-12 99 102 100.5
    02-Jul-12 94 97 95.5
    28-May-12 101 104 102.5
    02-Apr-12 108 111 109.5
    05-Mar-12 105 108 106.5
    16-Jan-12 102 105 103.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    31-Oct-11 97 100 98.5
    01-Aug-11 102 105 103.5
    04-Jul-11 105 108 106.5
    02-May-11 111 114 112.5
    04-Apr-11 105 108 106.5
    07-Mar-11 103 106 104.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    06-Dec-10 100 103 101.5
    27-Sep-10 96 99 97.5
    28-Jun-10 91 94 92.5
    07-Jun-10 95 98 96.5
    22-Mar-10 99 102 100.5
    22-Feb-10 93 96 94.5
    01-Feb-10 85 88 86.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    05-Oct-09 81 84 82.5
    06-Jul-09 77 80 78.5
    25-May-09 74 77 75.5
    23-Feb-09 71 74 72.5
    12-Jan-09 64 67 65.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    24-Nov-08 79 82 80.5
    03-Nov-08 94 97 95.5
    06-Oct-08 105 108 106.5
    28-Jul-08 112 115 113.5
    23-Jun-08 105 108 106.5
    26-May-08 100 103 101.5
    28-Apr-08 97 100 98.5
    10-Mar-08 94 97 95.5
    04-Feb-08 97 100 98.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    19-Nov-07 94 97 95.5
    22-Oct-07 89 92 90.5
    30-Jul-07 85 88 86.5
    21-May-07 80 83 81.5
    09-Apr-07 76 79 77.5
    19-Feb-07 73 76 74.5
    22-Jan-07 70 73 71.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    18-Dec-06 73 76 74.5
    13-Nov-06 79 82 80.5
    16-Oct-06 83 86 84.5
    21-Aug-06 88 91 89.5
    22-May-06 83 86 84.5
    15-May-06 77 80 78.5
    10-Apr-06 81 84 82.5
    27-Feb-06 85 88 86.5
    06-Feb-06 89 92 90.5
    16-Jan-06 93 96 94.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    07-Nov-05 97 100 98.5
    10-Oct-05 89 92 90.5
    19-Sep-05 84 87 85.5
    12-Sep-05 77 80 78.5
    08-Aug-05 71 74 72.5
    11-Jul-05 65 68 66.5
    06-Jun-05 69 72 70.5
    02-May-05 73 76 74.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    15-Nov-04 75 78 76.5
    27-Sep-04 69 72 70.5
    16-Aug-04 64 67 65.5
    17-May-04 60 63 61.5
    26-Jan-04 58 61 59.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    29-Sep-03 55 58 56.5
    04-Aug-03 50 53 51.5
    16-Jun-03 52 55 53.5
    07-Apr-03 54 57 55.5
    10-Mar-03 60 63 61.5
    20-Jan-03 48 51 49.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    23-Dec-02 43 46 44.5
    04-Nov-02 46 49 47.5
    12-Aug-02 47 50 48.5
    17-Jun-02 45 48 46.5
    15-Apr-02 40 43 41.5
    11-Mar-02 38 41 39.5
    14-Jan-02 35 38 36.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    17-Dec-01 38 41 39.5
    12-Nov-01 40 43 41.5
    13-Aug-01 42 45 43.5
    02-Jul-01 45 48 46.5
    11-Jun-01 48 51 49.5
    19-Mar-01 51 54 52.5
    12-Feb-01 48 51 49.5
    29-Jan-01 43 46 44.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    18-Dec-00 44 47 45.5
    20-Nov-00 46 49 47.5
    16-Oct-00 47 50 48.5
    04-Sep-00 48 51 49.5
    07-Aug-00 49 52 50.5
    17-Apr-00 52 55 53.5
    20-Mar-00 49 52 50.5
    14-Feb-00 45 48 46.5
    10-Jan-00 46 49 47.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    23-Aug-99 48 51 49.5
    07-Jun-99 45 48 46.5
    12-Apr-99 44 47 45.5
    01-Feb-99 42 45 43.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    21-Dec-98 43 46 44.5
    30-Nov-98 44 47 45.5
    19-Oct-98 45 48 46.5
    21-Sep-98 46 49 47.5
    17-Aug-98 47 50 48.5
    13-Jul-98 48 51 49.5
    08-Jun-98 49 52 50.5
    11-May-98 50 53 51.5
    13-Apr-98 51 54 52.5
    16-Mar-98 52 55 53.5
    09-Feb-98 53 56 54.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    15-Dec-97 54 57 55.5
    27-Oct-97 55 58 56.5
    11-Aug-97 57 60 58.5
    14-Apr-97 59 62 60.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    09-Dec-96 56 59 57.5
    26-Aug-96 58 61 59.5
    12-Aug-96 58 61 59.5
    03-Jun-96 53 56 54.5
    15-Apr-96 48 51 49.5
    29-Jan-96 43 46 44.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    18-Dec-95 44 47 45.5
    22-Sep-95 45 48 46.5
    18-Sep-95 48 50 49
    15-Sep-95 45 48 46.5
    14-Aug-95 48 50 49
    17-Jul-95 51 54 52.5
    03-Jul-95 53 56 54.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    12-Dec-94 53 58 55.5
    17-Oct-94 49 53 51
    19-Sep-94 48 50 49
    22-Aug-94 43 45 44
    15-Aug-94 41 43 42
    23-May-94 38 40 39
    25-Apr-94 37 39 38
    24-Jan-94 35 37 36
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    29-Mar-93 37 39 38
    25-Jan-93 38 39 38.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    24-Aug-92 38 40 39
    25-May-92 34 36 35
    06-Apr-92 30 32 31
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    23-Sep-91 30 33 31.5
    12-Aug-91 27 28 27.5
    20-Apr-91 37 39 38
    01-Apr-91 41 43 42
    18-Feb-91 44 46 45
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    24-Dec-90 49 50 49.5
    26-Nov-90 42 50 46
    01-Oct-90 42 45 43.5
    25-Jun-90 39 41 40
    23-Apr-90 44 45 44.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    18-Dec-89 41 42 41.5
    09-Oct-89 39 40 39.5
    14-Aug-89 45 46 45.5
    07-Aug-89 46 48 47
    31-Jul-89 47 49 48
    10-Jul-89 48 51 49.5
    05-Jun-89 49 51 50
    22-May-89 52 53 52.5
    15-May-89 50 51 50.5
    24-Apr-89 52 53 52.5
    13-Mar-89 52 54 53
    06-Mar-89 51 53 52

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.