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Historical Resin Pricing

Commodity Thermoplastics

PS

EPS unmodified

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
    27-Feb-17 104 113 108.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    25-Jan-16 96 105 100.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    13-May-13 146 155 150.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    07-Nov-11 130 139 134.5
    04-Jul-11 136 145 140.5
    14-Feb-11 129 138 133.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    06-Dec-10 121 130 125.5
    23-Aug-10 116 125 120.5
    12-Jul-10 118 127 122.5
    01-Mar-10 122 131 126.5
    11-Jan-10 112 121 116.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    23-Nov-09 110 119 114.5
    26-Oct-09 108 117 112.5
    10-Aug-09 113 122 117.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    15-Dec-08 95 104 99.5
    23-Jun-08 126 135 130.5
    18-Feb-08 116 125 120.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    29-Jan-07 106 115 110.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    29-May-06 114 123 118.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    12-Dec-05 120 129 124.5
    31-Oct-05 123 132 127.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    29-Nov-04 123 126 124.5
    10-May-04 103 106 104.5
    23-Feb-04 100 103 101.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    07-Apr-03 94 97 95.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    08-Jul-02 84 87 85.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    08-Oct-01 78 81 79.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    05-Jun-00 86 89 87.5
    08-May-00 80 83 81.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    11-Oct-99 72 75 73.5
    19-Jul-99 66 69 67.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    02-Nov-98 58 61 59.5
    09-Mar-98 68 71 69.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    25-Aug-97 65 68 66.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    26-Aug-96 75 78 76.5
    12-Aug-96 75 78 76.5
    08-Jul-96 71 74 72.5
    22-Jan-96 77 81 79
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    18-Dec-95 83 90 86.5
    10-Apr-95 85 92 88.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    17-Oct-94 75 82 78.5
    19-Sep-94 68 71 69.5
    01-Aug-94 63 66 64.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    19-Apr-93 61 64 62.5
    18-Jan-93 59 61 60
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    10-Aug-92 57 59 58
    27-Jan-92 53 55 54
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    09-Sep-91 51 52 51.5
    15-Jul-91 47 48 47.5
    01-Jul-91 50 55 52.5
    20-May-91 61 63 62
    06-May-91 63 65 64
    08-Apr-91 65 67 66
    11-Mar-91 67 69 68
    11-Feb-91 72 75 73.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    12-Nov-90 75 78 76.5
    08-Oct-90 71 74 72.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    04-Dec-89 66 69 67.5
    20-Nov-89 65 66 65.5
    28-Aug-89 68 69 68.5
    17-Jul-89 69 70 69.5
    10-Jul-89 66 68 67
    22-May-89 75 77 76
    17-Apr-89 73 75 74
    03-Apr-89 81 83 82
    06-Mar-89 81 85 83

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.