1、 Price trend
According to the bulk list data of business cooperatives, the average price of domestic liquid caprolactam market on January 2 was 11066 yuan/ton, and the average price of domestic liquid caprolactam market on January 6 was 11233 yuan/ton. The domestic caprolactam price rose 1.51% this week.
2、 Market analysis
Caprolactam market prices rose this week. The price of raw material pure benzene rose, and the cost support of caprolactam was good. The operating rate of the supply side increased this week. The downstream domestic PA6 polymerization plants have stable demand for caprolactam and purchase it on demand. As of January 6, Sinopec’s high-end caprolactam was quoted at 11950 yuan/ton, which is a premium liquid product, and it was accepted in June
The price of raw material pure benzene rose this week. The refinery in Shandong has a low inventory and the manufacturer’s quotation is firm. As of January 6, the reference average price of Shandong pure benzene market was 6932 yuan/ton.
3、 Future market forecast
Caprolactam analysts from the business community believe that the market of pure benzene as the raw material has risen recently, and caprolactam is on the rise. On site supply increases and downstream demand is stable. It is expected that the short-term caprolactam market is dominated by strong operation.