1、 Price trend
According to the price monitoring of the business association, on January 22, the average price of salicylic acid (industrial grade) mainstream manufacturers was 13933 yuan / ton, which was the same as that at the beginning of the month, the same as that at the beginning of the month, the same as that at the same period last year, and the recent market was relatively stable.
2、 Market analysis
This week, the market of salicylic acid was relatively stable, and the price trend was stable for the time being. Some manufacturers said that the prices of sublimation grade and pharmaceutical grade were slightly increased. The demand for downstream products was strong before the year, and some manufacturers’ devices were running at full capacity. The supply was still tight, and the demand was short of supply. The price rose slightly, and large orders were preferential. As of January 22, the quotations of salicylic acid industrial enterprises were mostly in the range of 12000-15000 yuan / ton, the supply and demand were stable, the prices were stable, the quotations of pharmaceutical grade were mostly in the range of 23000-25500 yuan / ton, and the quotations of sublimation grade were mostly in the range of 15000-20000 yuan / ton, and the actual transactions were mainly based on negotiation.
In terms of raw materials, the price trend of domestic phthalic anhydride market has risen slightly in recent days. The market situation of phthalic anhydride is general. There is little change in downstream demand in the near future. The price trend of o-benzene is temporarily stable. The plasticizer market is mainly volatile. The price trend of phthalic anhydride market has risen slightly. The domestic phthalic anhydride manufacturers have little change in operation. The operating rate of phthalic anhydride on the floor is about 60%. The domestic phthalic anhydride spot supply is sufficient. The downstream plasticizer industry mainly purchases on demand. The goods on the floor are general, and the trading market on the floor has little change. The price trend of phthalic anhydride market in East China is temporarily stable, with limited high-end transactions on the market. The mainstream price of phthalic anhydride market in East China is 5600-5800 yuan / ton in the negotiation of neighboring France, 5400-5500 yuan / ton in the negotiation of naphthalene method; the mainstream price of phthalic anhydride market in North China is 5600-5700 yuan / ton, the market outlook of phthalic anhydride is still in place, and the market price trend of phthalic anhydride market rises slightly.
According to the price monitoring of business community, in the list of commodity prices in the 03 th week of 2021 (1.18-1.22), there were 40 kinds of commodities in the chemical industry sector that rose month on month, among which 10 kinds of commodities increased by more than 5%, accounting for 10.9% of the number of commodities monitored in the sector; the top three commodities were acetic acid (20.00%), bisphenol A (19.74%) and ethyl acetate (19.39%). There were 20 kinds of commodities with a month on month decrease, and 4 kinds of commodities with a decrease of more than 5%, accounting for 4.3% of the number of commodities monitored in the sector. The top 3 products with a decrease were chloroform (- 9.38%), propane (- 6.58%) and propylene oxide (- 6.27%). The average rise and fall this week was 1.25%.
3、 Future forecast
Salicylic acid analysts of business news agency believe that: at present, the downstream has a strong demand for goods preparation before the year, the supply of some levels is tight, the demand exceeds the supply, the price rises slightly, the export side changes little, and the manufacturer has no price adjustment plan near the end of the year. It is expected that the salicylic acid market will be stable.