1、 Price trend
According to the data of the business club’s block list, the average price of domestic liquid caprolactam was 14000 yuan / ton on May 24, and the average price of domestic liquid caprolactam was 13950 yuan / ton on May 30. Caprolactam prices fell 0.36% this week.
2、 Market analysis
As of May 28, the price of caprolactam liquid in Nanjing Dongfang was 14600 yuan / ton, the 400000 ton / year unit was in normal operation, and the caprolactam unit was in normal operation. Sinopec caprolactam liquid price is 14400 yuan / ton. The price of Baling Hengyi caprolactam liquid is 14400 yuan / ton, 450000 tons / year, the unit is normally started and delivered by acceptance. The price of caprolactam liquid in Baling Petrochemical Company is 14400 yuan / T. The 300000 t / a unit is normally started and delivered by acceptance. The price of caprolactam liquid in Shandong Luxi Chemical Co., Ltd. is 13400 yuan / T, the production capacity of the factory is 300000 tons, and the plant is in normal production.
The price of raw material pure benzene fell continuously this week, with a wide range of decline. On May 23, the price of pure benzene was 7700-8200 yuan / ton (average price was 8080 yuan / ton), and on Sunday (May 30), the price of pure benzene was 7303-7600 yuan / ton (average price was 7520 yuan / ton), with an average price of 560 yuan / ton, down 6.47% compared with last week; It was 108.89% higher than that of the same period last year.
3、 Future forecast
Caprolactam analysts of business news agency believe that the caprolactam market is not good due to the continuous decline of raw material pure benzene and insufficient follow-up of downstream enterprises’ demand this week. It is expected that caprolactam will continue to decline in the short term.