Written Answers. - Price of Polyethylene.

David Stanton


68 Mr. Stanton asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment if her attention has been drawn to the scale of increases in the price of polyethylene; the impact this is having on the price of other materials including polystyrene and PVC; the impact, if any, this increase is having on consumer products including packaging, building materials and insulation products; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [22031/99]

My Department does not keep records of the prices of individual commodities. Prices are not controlled by regulation but are determined by the market.