Caprolactum price increase further despite weak benzene

In the week ended 21 September 2018, the SE and FE Asian caprolactum markers on the lower end rose US$20 a ton. In China, spot liquid good offers were up US$73 a ton as compared to last week while solid goods rose US$29 a ton on the week.

Caprolactum prices in Asia surged in the week while feedstock benzene values were still declining. In China, CPL prices soared as supply was limited during the week while demand was lagging a bit.

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Nylon or polyamide prices witness bullish trend in August

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Mumbai
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Nylon or polyamide chip prices in Asia rose in August 2018 supported by high caprolactum cost and tight supply while producers operated at high run rates to meet the demand during the month. Buyers followed up gradually and demand was seen improving. Offers for Taiwan-origin chips

Nylon or polyamide chip prices in Asia rose in August 2018 supported by high caprolactum cost and tight supply while producers operated at high run rates to meet the demand during the month. Buyers followed up gradually and demand was seen improving. Offers for Taiwan-origin chips inched up 0.1% from previous month. In China, bright conventional spinning nylon-6 chips were priced at US$2,600-2,703, rose 4.8% from July while semi-dull chips were offered at US$2,712-2,776 a ton, up 0.4% on the month.

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Nylon raw material prices stable-to-higher in H2 August 2018

CPL offers in China were largely stable in the week ended 24 August 2018 as supply tightness was easing a bit due to increase in average run rates in the region during the week.

The SE and FE Asian caprolactum markers on the lower end were stable during the week. In China, spot CPL liquid good offers were up US$7 a ton due to strong local currency while solid goods also rose US$7 on the week. Sinopec kept its August contract nomination price at 16,800 Yuan a ton while Fibrant nominated its August contract price at 16,900 Yuan a ton for liquid goods.

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CPL prices inch up while nylon-6 prices hold firm in Asia

The SE and FE Asian caprolactum markers on the lower end rose US$10 a ton in the week ended 3 August 2018. In China, spot liquid good offers was up US$2 a ton as compared to last week while solid goods were stable during the week.

Caprolactum prices in Asia were firmed up during the week amid strong feedstock benzene market. In China, CPL offers were mostly up in the week buoyed by high cost and low inventory as one plant shut its unit last week. Average domestic run rates declined to 78.6% that week which indicates that supply was tightening a bit.

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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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Mumbai
Summary: 
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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