Post-Consumer PET Prices Gradually Dropping

Post-Consumer PET Prices Gradually Dropping

Contrary to the current upward pricing trend (33 percent increase, from 42 to 56 cents per pound) we have observed during the past six months in the post-consumer natural high-density polyethylene (HDPE) market, we are now experiencing what is the opposite price trend in the post-consumer polyethylene terephthalate (PET) market.

By contrast, the monthly average price for post-consumer PET in all regional markets (excepting California) has gradually dropped by 27 percent, from an a

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