Caprolactum prices likely to rise in Asia

In China, spot liquid good offers rose US$115 a ton in the week ended 6 July 2018 while solid goods was up US$24 a ton on the week.

Caprolactum prices in Asia rebounded last week in line with upstream benzene cost. In China, CPL offers were hiked amid tight supply in the region during the week. Plant run rates fell to 76.7% in the week. It is likely that market supply may tighten in the short run amid delayed plant restarts.

Overall, CPL prices are expected to inch up further in coming weeks on expectations of tighter supply.

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Downstream nylon market witness price drops in May

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Benzene prices in Asia climbed in May on the back of improved demand and rising energy prices. In US, spot benzene prices rose during the month tracking upward movement in crude oil values as well as rising costs for other aromatics products. Europe, benzene prices moved

Benzene prices in Asia climbed in May on the back of improved demand and rising energy prices. In US, spot benzene prices rose during the month tracking upward movement in crude oil values as well as rising costs for other aromatics products. Europe, benzene prices moved up this month, given rising oil prices and healthy demand. Asian marker, FOB Korea inched up 2.9% in May while US spot prices jumped 0.3% as compared to April. European spot rose 1.5-2% on the month.

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Nylon chips price weakens amid polyester substitution

In China, bright conventional spinning nylon-6 prices was down US$82 a ton in the third week of April while semi-dull high-speed spinning chip fell US$66 a ton as compared to last week.

Nylon or polyamide chip prices in Asia trended down amid dull market sentiment and downward pressure from raw materials market. In China, nylon chip offers were lowered as downstream demand was weak during the week.

Most producers were cutting production as buying interest in end-sectors was dented by sluggish feedstock and as a result made less procurement.

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Caprolactum price dives down on thin activity

In the third week of April, the SE and FE Asian caprolactum markers on the lower end fell US$50 a ton. In China, spot liquid good offers was down US$161 a ton while solid goods declined US$209 a ton on the week). European goods plunged US$30 a ton.

Caprolactum prices in Asia plunged that week on softening feedstock market and lackluster demand. In China, CPL offers moved down due to lower demand while plant run rates declined to 69% in the week.

India imported 3,235 tons of caprolactum in February 2018, down 32% as compared to the previous month.

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Nylon becomes cheaper this season

In China, nylon FDY70D/24F SD prices fell US cents 2 a kg in the second week of April while FDY40D was down US cents 2 a kg as compared to last week. Nylon DTY prices were stable and 30D/10F were also unchanged on the week.

Monofilament 30D prices were steady while nylon staple fiber 1.5D prices rolled over during the week.

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Caprolactum price moves down on diminishing demand

The SE and FE Asian caprolactum markers on the lower end was down US$40 a ton in the second week of April. In China, spot liquid good offers fell US$57 a ton on the week while solid goods were up US$7 a ton on the week. European goods also plunged US$40 a ton on the week.

Caprolactum prices in Asia were on downtrend that week despite strong upstream market. In China, CPL offers slipped amid and diminishing demand which resulted in to lack of confidence during the week. Plant run rates were at 77%, fell from last week.

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Nylon yarn prices firm on steady demand

In China, nylon FDY70D/24F and FDY40D SD prices were stable in the second week of January. Nylon DTY 70D/24F and 30D/10F prices also were firm during the week. Monofilament 30D prices were steady while nylon staple fiber 1.5D prices rolled over on the week.

Nylon filament yarn prices were range-bound this week on the back of steady demand and firm chip prices. Inventory did not increase much during the week. Since Chinese year-end is approaching, yarn plant rates will remain low for some time.

Overall, nylon yarn prices are likely to range bound in coming weeks.

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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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Nylon market stable to weak on dull demand

In China, nylon FDY70D/24F SD prices were unchanged in the first week of January, while FDY40D was stable during the week. Nylon DTY 70D/24F prices were firm while 30D/10F prices fell US cents 5 a kg on the week. Monofilament 30D prices were steady while nylon staple fiber 1.5D prices rolled over on the week.

Nylon filament yarn prices softened that week in tandem with declining nylon chip prices amid lackluster demand. Producers operated at higher rates given passable profits while demand was stable. Demand was rigid as buyers were unwilling to pay higher prices.

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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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