The year 2023 ended with more resin price decreases in North America. “Behind-the-scenes discounting" drove polystyrene resin prices down in December. Also, prices for all grades of PVC declined in December for the second consecutive month, as a seasonal slowdown in construction activity reduced demand for the material.
Senior Reporter Frank Esposito will cover these resins and more in the January Polymer Points Livestream, scheduled for Jan. 16. Plastics News subscribers can sign up in advance to attend.