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Price Assessment

Platts Global Ethylene Price Index

  • Platts Global Ethylene Price Index

Platts Global Ethylene Price Index

Mar-18 Monthly Change Annual % Change Mar-18 Feb-18 Jan-18 Dec-17 Nov-17
$1,098.61 0.20% 3.60% $1,060.25 $1,100.77 $1,152.63 1,106.96 $1,084.05


Ethylene is a key ingredient to polyethylene, the most widely used plastic in textiles and polyvinyl chloride (PVC), widely used in construction for window frames, water pipes, garden furniture and packaging.

A summary for each of the seven key petrochemicals:

Benzene | Ethylene | LDPE | Toluene | Paraxylene | Propylene | Polypropylene