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Historical Resin Pricing

Engineering Thermoplastics

PC

Optical media

Annual volumes of 300,000-500,000 pounds.

Current Pricing
As of Date Level
Low High Avg
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  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    09-Nov-15 148 167 157.5
    16-Mar-15 198 217 207.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    24-Mar-14 206 225 215.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    03-Jun-13 181 200 190.5
    04-Feb-13 175 194 184.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    20-Aug-12 170 189 179.5
    05-Mar-12 178 197 187.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    09-May-11 198 217 207.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    28-Jun-10 173 192 182.5
    26-Apr-10 165 184 174.5
    25-Jan-10 157 176 166.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    02-Feb-09 142 161 151.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    08-Dec-08 152 171 161.5
    01-Sep-08 167 186 176.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    20-Aug-07 152 171 161.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    04-Dec-06 146 165 155.5
    29-May-06 156 175 165.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    31-Oct-05 171 190 180.5
    28-Mar-05 162 181 171.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    30-Aug-04 154 173 163.5
    10-May-04 133 152 142.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    01-Sep-03 129 148 138.5
    21-Apr-03 135 154 144.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    09-Dec-02 123 142 132.5
    02-Sep-02 144 164 154
    03-Jun-02 161 181 171
    04-Mar-02 178 198 188
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    03-Dec-01 195 215 205
    03-Sep-01 212 232 222
    04-Jun-01 229 249 239
    05-Mar-01 246 266 256
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    06-Nov-00 263 283 273
    01-May-00 259 279 269
    10-Jan-00 249 269 259
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    08-Nov-99 241 261 251
    02-Aug-99 241 264 252.5
    07-Jun-99 244 267 255.5
    05-Apr-99 247 270 258.5
    01-Feb-99 250 273 261.5
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    07-Dec-98 253 276 264.5
    02-Nov-98 256 276 266
    05-Oct-98 258 278 268
    07-Sep-98 260 280 270
    03-Aug-98 258 278 268
    06-Jul-98 260 280 270
  • As of Date Level
    Low High Avg
    25-Nov-96 262 282 272
    26-Aug-96 280 300 290

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.