Raw materials fell, caprolactam market weakened (6.13-6.17)

1、 Price trend


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According to the bulk list data of business agency, the average market price of domestic liquid caprolactam was 14833 yuan / ton on June 13 and 14825 yuan / ton on June 17. The price of caprolactam fell by 0.06% this week.


2、 Market analysis


This week, the price of raw material pure benzene continued to decline, and the cost side of caprolactam weakened. The units of some manufacturers were shut down for maintenance, and the supply of caprolactam was tight. The downstream PA6 unit has reduced the load, the procurement has been reduced, and the on-site trading volume is relatively small. As of June 17, the price of Sinopec caprolactam liquid was 16000 yuan / ton, which was accepted and withdrawn within 6 months. The price of Baling Hengyi caprolactam liquid is 16000 yuan / ton, the manufacturer’s capacity is 450000 tons / year, and it will be accepted and collected within 6 months. Baling Petrochemical’s caprolactam liquid price is 16000 yuan / ton, and the manufacturer’s production capacity is 300000 tons / year. It will be accepted and withdrawn within 6 months. The price of Shandong Hualu Hengsheng caprolactam bulk water is 15500 yuan / ton. It is accepted and sent to East China. The manufacturer’s unit capacity is 300000 tons / year.


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This week, the raw material pure benzene fell continuously, and the price fell from the high of 10000 yuan. Crude oil and pure benzene in the outer disk fell broadly, and the external information guidance weakened. The centralized maintenance period of domestic pure benzene enterprises is coming to an end, and Jiujiang Petrochemical’s new pure benzene capacity is put into operation; East China port inventory showed signs of warming, and the supply side increased. Downstream styrene and other products lost profits. Under the pressure of cost, some units were shut down and reduced in demand. Multiple negative drag, pure benzene fell this week. This week, the price of pure benzene in East China, South China and central China of Sinopec was stable at 10000 yuan / ton, and the price of pure benzene in some factories in North China was reduced by 200 yuan / ton.


3、 Aftermarket forecast


The caprolactam analysts of the business society believe that the caprolactam raw materials are falling at present, and the cost side support is insufficient. The downstream demand is weak, and the on-site procurement is cautious. Led by negative factors, the market price of caprolactam is expected to fall in the short term.


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