Caprolactum price declines in Asia

The SE and FE Asian caprolactum markers on the lower end declined US$10 a ton in the second week of January. In China, spot liquid good offers were down US$107 a ton as compared to last week while solid goods fell US$32 a ton on the week.

Caprolactum prices in Asia weakened that week despite strong benzene market. In China, CPL offers were assessed down on ample supply during the week. Domestic run rates dropped to 80.8% in the week.

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Caprolactum prices range-bound in Asia

The SE and FE Asian caprolactum markers on the lower end were stable in the first week of January. In China, spot liquid good offers were up US$17 a ton due to strong local currency while solid goods rose US$17 a ton on the week.

Caprolactum prices in Asia remained range-bound that week despite rebounding benzene cost while supply was ample. In China, CPL offers were largely stable as support from benzene market helped prices to stay afloat, however demand was slightly weak during the week.

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Caprolactum prices remain firm in Asia

The SE and FE Asian caprolactum markers on the lower end were stable in the third week of December. In China, spot liquid good offers were largely unchanged as compared to last week while solid goods were firm on the week.

Caprolactum prices in Asia were firm despite weakening benzene market during the week. In China, CPL offers were mostly stable that week while plant run rates fell to 81.9%.

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Caprolactum prices rise amid adequate supply

The SE and FE Asian caprolactum markers on the lower end were up US$20 a ton in the second week of December. In China, spot liquid good offers rose US$20 a ton as compared to last week while solid goods were up US$5 a ton on the week.

Caprolactum prices in Asia rose on support from benzene market amid balanced supply during the week. In China, CPL offers were up that week as demand was decent given firmer feedstock prices. Overall, caprolactum market is likely to firm up in coming weeks on support from benzene market, however demand is expected to decrease.

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Caprolactum prices stable-to-soft in Asian markets

In China, spot liquid good offers were flat in the first week of December while solid goods were down US$6 a ton on the week. The SE and FE Asian caprolactum markers on the lower end were stable during the week.

Caprolactum prices in Asia were firm as supply was adequate during the week. In China, CPL offers were stable that week on firm demand. Prices were also supported by strong upstream benzene cost. Domestic run rate was at 79.9% that week, up from previous week.

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Caprolactum prices rise on modest downstream buying

In China, spot liquid good offers were up US$58 a ton in the last week of November while solid goods were up US$43 a ton on the week. CPL offers moved up slightly week on week amid modest buying interest from the downstream.

Caprolactum prices in Asia rose that week, however, there was ample supply as plants operated at higher run rates during the week. Luxi Chemical started its 200,000 tons a year CPL new line on 28 November 2017, and products were to be yielded around the weekend of the week ended 3 December.

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Caprolactum market witnesses cautious buying sentiment

In the first week of November, the SE and FE Asian caprolactum markers on the lower end jumped US$50 a ton as compared to last week. Meanwhile in China, spot liquid good offers were down US$135 a ton on the week while solid goods fell US$118. Sinopec and Fibrant raised November nomination for liquid goods as compared to last month.

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Caprolactum price continue to decline in Asia

In China, spot liquid good offers fell US$129 a ton in the fourth week of August while solid goods were similarly down US$144 a ton on the week.
Sinopec settled August contract at a decrease of US$120 a ton from nomination. European goods were stable at US$1,700‐1,720 a ton.

Caprolactum prices were again adjusted down in Asian markets amid cautious buying interest and long supplies. CPL market weakened as trading was also insipid.

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Caprolactum prices fall in Asia

In China, spot liquid good offers were down US$138 in the third week of August while solid goods fell US$33 a ton on the week. The SE and FE Asian caprolactum markers were stable on the lower end at US$1,700-1710 a ton.

Fibrant raised August nomination by US$42 from last nomination for liquid goods.

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Caprolactum prices stable to up in Asia

In the second week of August, the SE and FE Asian caprolactum markers were flat on the lower end. In China, spot liquid good offers were up US$16 a ton on the week while solid goods rose similarly.

Sinopec raised August nomination at a hike of US$60 a ton from last nomination. European goods were stable on the week. Caprolactum prices firmed up in Asian markets supported by slightly high benzene cost amid modest demand.

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