S&P Global Platts launches spreads for virgin, recycled plastics assessments

Due to increased demand for transparent data within the global recycled plastics markets, S&P Global Platts has launched weekly calculated spreads relating to its global recycled plastic and virgin polymer price assessments, effective July 7.

The automated calculations update each Wednesday upon market close in each relevant region and are based on Platts existing spot price assessments.

Platts publishes the following spreads calculations:

EUROPE (Eur/mt):
SYMBOL
NAME
ARPTF00
R-HDPE Natural Pellets Spread to Virgin HDPE FD NWE
ARPTG00
R-LDPE Translucent Pellets Spread to Virgin LDPE DDP NWE
ARPTD00
R-PET Clear Flakes Spread to Post-Consumer PET Bottle Bales FD NWE
ARPTA00
R-PET Clear Flakes Spread to Virgin PET FD NWE
ARPTC00
R-PET Food-Grade Pellets Spread to R-PET Clear Flakes FD NWE
ARPTB00
R-PET Food-Grade Pellets Spread to Virgin PET FD NWE
ARPTE00
Yield-Adjusted Post-Consumer Mixed HDPE Bales Spread to Virgin HDPE Feedstock FD NWE
ASIA ($/mt):
ARPTJ00
R-HDPE Film FOB SE Asia Spread to Virgin HDPE CFR FE Asia
ARPTI00
R-PET Clear Flakes Spread to Premium Grade FOB SEA
ARPTH00
R-PET Premium Clear Flakes Spread to Virgin PET Pellets FOB SEA
AMERICAS ($/mt):
ARPTN00
R-PET Clear Flakes spread to Premium-Grade Post-Consumer PET Bottle Bales FOB LA
ARPTO00
R-PET Food-Grade Pellets spread to Premium-Grade Post-Consumer PET Bottle Bales FOB LA
ARPTM00
R-PET Food-Grade Pellets spread to R-PET Clear Flakes FOB LA
ARPTK00
R-PET Clear Flakes Spread to Virgin PET USWC
ARPTL00
R-PET Food-Grade Pellet Spread to Virgin PET USWC

The spreads are published through Platts Dimensions Pro each Wednesday.

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