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Plastics Insights

The StoneX Plastics Team offers two types of market insight on polyethylene and polypropylene resins in the US.

The Weekly Brief Plastics Video Update is a 3-4 minute market report that features StoneX Plastics Analyst, Howard Rappaport. Drawing on his 40 years of experience in the insdustry, Howard provides a near-term outlook on potential price movement.

The Bi-Weekly Plastics Report is Howard’s written overview of the market, with the added insight of Alex Hodes, Energy Analyst.


Both the Weekly Report and the Video Updates outline key drivers and dynamics that influence cash costs and market prices, including supply and demand, trade activity, inventory levels, and feedstock conditions.