The price of ethanol is rising significantly

The domestic ethanol market rose strongly this week. According to the sample data monitored by the business community, the domestic ethanol market price was 7075 yuan / ton at the beginning of the week and 7237 yuan / ton at the weekend, with an increase of 2.30% in the week, a month on month increase of 3.76% and a year-on-year increase of 31.11%.

 

In terms of regional market conditions, the market in Northeast China was reorganized, the market in East China and Shandong was up, the market in Henan was up, the market in South China and Guangxi was up, the market in Dongguan was up, the market in Anhui was high, the market in Sichuan was up, and the market in Yunnan was strong.

 

From the perspective of raw material corn, from the perspective of raw material corn, this week, the average spot price of corn was 2715 yuan / ton, up 5.58%. The public health incident counterattacked, and the processing enterprises worried about the logistics and supply problems that might occur in the later stage, and generally started the Spring Festival stock in advance. In the case of logistics and transportation obstruction caused by the epidemic, the corn price increased significantly. From the perspective of demand, Baijiu demand has ended, and chemical demand is mainly pre stocked.

 

Latest price trends of ethanol market in different regions:

 

Region, category, price

About 7600-7700 yuan / ton of corn alcohol in Sichuan, including tax

About 6700-6800 yuan / ton of molasses alcohol in Yunnan

About 6800-7000 yuan / ton of cassava alcohol in Yunnan

In Guangxi, honey alcohol is less than 7300 yuan / ton

Cassava alcohol in Guangxi is 6950-7200 yuan / ton

Guangxi region: anhydrous ethanol: 7800-7850 yuan / ton

About 7000-7350 yuan / ton of cassava alcohol in Guangdong

The absolute cassava ethanol content in Guangdong Province is about 8000-8200

Heilongjiang Province ﹣ corn alcohol general grade ﹣ 6350-6450 yuan / ton, tax included

Jilin Province ﹣ 6650 yuan / ton of ordinary alcohol, tax included

Henan Province ﹣ excellent grade ﹣ 7350-7400 yuan / ton, tax included

Henan Province: 8000-8100 yuan / ton of anhydrous ethanol including tax

Hebei Province: 6750-6800 yuan / ton

Hebei Province: 7500 yuan / ton

Shandong Province: 7200-7300 yuan / ton

Shandong Province ﹣ excellent grade ﹣ 7600 yuan / ton

Shandong Province: 7900-7950 yuan / ton

In southern Jiangsu Province, the average price is 6800-6900 yuan / ton

In the south of Jiangsu Province, ﹣ 7350-7450 yuan / ton

In Northern Jiangsu Province, the average price is 6950 yuan / ton

In Anhui Province, the average corn grade is about 7350-7400 yuan / ton

In Anhui Province, the average price of cassava is 7150-7200 yuan / ton

In Anhui Province, the price is about 8150-8200 yuan / ton

In terms of logistics, the current freight rate is rising. Heilongjiang Shandong freight is 500-600 yuan / ton, Heilongjiang Baoqing Subei 620 yuan / ton, Henan Sichuan 500 yuan / ton, Guangxi Qinzhou Guangdong Dongguan 160-220 yuan / ton.

 

Raw material corn prices continue to rise, traders and farmers are reluctant to sell, short-term prices remain high. The start-up of ethanol production enterprises is not high, and the large-scale plants have obvious warehouse discharge in the early stage, and the short-term price remains stable. Business community ethanol analysts expect that in the short term, the domestic ethanol market will be dominated by consolidation.

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Zinc market supply increases, zinc price drop pressure increases

Zinc price trend

 

According to the data monitoring of business news agency, the price of zinc fluctuated and fell in January, and the zinc market fell back. As of January 18, the average price of zinc was 20573.33 yuan / ton, down 3.52% from 21323.33 yuan / ton on January 1 at the beginning of the month.

 

Domestic zinc monthly output

 

Time ﹣ inventory this week ﹣ inventory increase / decrease

Sub total futures sub total futures

11.30-12.4 55510 13335 -736 -1354

12.7-12.11 46681 9920 -8829 -3415

12.14-12.18 41216 9565 -5465 -355

12.21-12.25 32854 7310 -8362 -2255

12.28-12.31 28581 6058 -4273 -1252

1.4-1.8 35008 3735 6427 -2323

1.11-1.18 43177 14775 8169 11040

 
According to the data of Shanghai futures market, the inventory of zinc in Shanghai futures market increased and the supply of zinc increased in January. The domestic supply of zinc increased in January, and the rising power of zinc decreased and the downward pressure increased.

 

Import and export data of zinc concentrate

 

According to the data released by the General Administration of customs, in November 2020, China imported 216400 physical tons of zinc concentrate, which decreased by 87000 physical tons or 28.7% compared with October, and increased by 137700 physical tons or 38.9% compared with November 2019. From January to November 2020, the total import was 3.4978 million tons, with a year-on-year increase of 635000 physical tons, an increase of 22.2%. The import volume of zinc concentrate increased greatly, the supply of zinc market was sufficient, and the downward pressure of zinc market increased.

 

Analysis summary and Prospect

 

Bai Jiaxin, an analyst at business news agency, believes that: in January, the inventory of zinc ingots in Shanghai market increased, and the supply of zinc market increased. Recently, the import volume of zinc concentrate increased. The supply of domestic zinc market was sufficient, the supply of zinc market increased, and the downward pressure of zinc ingots increased.

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This week, China’s domestic PC market is mainly on the lookout

According to the data monitored by the business community, as of January 15, the comprehensive price of PC market was 19066.67 yuan / ton. This week, the PC market was stable and rising. The focus of the discussion was on the upper side, and the price rose slightly, with an increase of 2.14%. The purchasing atmosphere was generally wait-and-see, with a narrow fluctuation in the short term.

 

This week, the transaction atmosphere of domestic PC market is acceptable, the overall trend is stable and on the upper side, the price rises slightly, the downstream just needs to go, and the wait-and-see atmosphere is strong. At present, the domestic spot supply side is normal, the enterprise operation rate is normal, the inventory side is normal, and the current shipment is smooth.

 

The upstream bisphenol a market is in an upward trend, mainly through negotiation, while the downstream just needs to purchase, with limited demand. The mainstream quotation reference is 13100-13200 yuan / ton, and the merchants are willing to pay high prices.

 

On January 14, the rubber and plastic index was 692 points, up 3 points from yesterday, down 34.72% from 1060 points (2012-03-14), the highest point in the cycle, and up 31.06% from 528 points, the lowest point on April 6, 2020. (Note: period refers to the period from December 1, 2011 to now)

 

Business community PC analysts believe that: the PC market is expected to be stable and strong in the short term, mainly in a narrow range. (the above prices are provided by major PC manufacturers all over the country and sorted out and analyzed by business PC analysts. They are for reference only. Please contact relevant manufacturers for more details.)

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Caprolactam prices continue to callback

Price trend

 

According to the business news agency’s block list data, the domestic caprolactam market weakened in early January, and the spot price gradually decreased. As of January 13, the average offer price of caprolactam sample enterprises in business cooperatives was 10466.67 yuan / ton, a decrease of 4.85% compared with the average price level at the beginning of the month.

 

quotations analysis

 

At present, the domestic caprolactam market continues to accept the high callback market last month, and manufacturers continue to lower the ex factory price after new year’s day. On the supply side, caprolactam has been improved due to the restart of the early maintenance unit and the tight supply at present. At present, Shandong Luxi Chemical caprolactam liquid price 10200 yuan / ton, cash factory, factory capacity 300000 tons, the actual deal can be discussed. Nanjing Dongfang caprolactam liquid price 11900 yuan / ton, 400000 tons / year, about 80% of the unit operating rate. The price of Baling Hengyi caprolactam liquid is 11300 yuan / ton, 450000 tons / year, the unit is normally started and delivered by acceptance. The price of caprolactam liquid in Baling Petrochemical Company is 11300 yuan / T. The 300000 t / a unit is normally started and delivered by acceptance.

 

According to the monitoring of the business association, the domestic price of pure benzene in early January was affected by the higher interest rate of international crude oil, and the support of cost side was strengthened. In addition, the price of styrene in the lower reaches rebounded due to the wide rise of pure benzene in Asia, and the pure benzene in the first ten days of January rose in shock. In terms of external market, the demand for pure benzene in Europe and the United States increased, boosting the rise of pure benzene in Asia. In the later stage, we will continue to pay attention to the global new epidemic situation and vaccine progress, OPEC +’s latest policy on production reduction, geopolitical risks in the Middle East and global economic recovery. It is expected that pure benzene will still rise in the near future.

 

Future forecast

 

Business community caprolactam analysts believe that: at present, the upstream pure benzene market has risen, there is cost support for caprolactam. However, the current domestic caprolactam supply is relatively abundant, coupled with the previous tight supply, good spot prices, so caprolactam continued high callback market in early January. The downstream operating rate level is acceptable, the demand drops, the inventory rises, dragging the caprolactam market. Caprolactam market is expected to continue weak adjustment trend.

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Lithium hydroxide market price rises this week (1.4-1.8)

1、 Price trend of lithium hydroxide

 

(Figure: p-value curve of lithium hydroxide product)

 

2、 Market analysis

 

The market of industrial lithium hydroxide rose this week. As of January 8, the average price of domestic industrial grade lithium hydroxide enterprises was 53000 yuan / ton, up 0.63% compared with the beginning of the week and 1.92% compared with December 8, according to the data of business news agency’s block list.

 

This week, the domestic industrial grade lithium hydroxide rose. Affected by the rise of lithium carbonate in the upstream, it boosted the lithium hydroxide Market. The demand in the downstream increased, accelerated the consumption of low price inventory in the market, and the market rose steadily. At present, the external quotation of Shanghai Yulun industrial grade lithium hydroxide is 53000 yuan / ton; Zigong tongfarong industrial grade lithium hydroxide is 53000 yuan / ton; Shanghai oujin industrial grade lithium hydroxide is 53000 yuan / ton; anhydrous lithium hydroxide is 130000 yuan / ton. The specific transaction price is discussed separately.

 

Upstream lithium carbonate, lithium carbonate prices continue to rise in the near future. According to the data monitoring of Business News Agency: on January 8, the average price of industrial grade lithium carbonate in East China was 56400 yuan / ton, up 12.80% compared with the beginning of the month. On January 8, the average price of battery grade lithium carbonate in East China was 60800 yuan / ton, up 11.36% compared with the beginning of the month.

 

According to the price monitoring of the business community, in the list of commodity prices in the 1st week of 2021 (1.4-1.8), there were 27 kinds of commodities in the chemical industry sector that rose month on month, among which 4 kinds of commodities increased by more than 5%, accounting for 4.3% of the number of commodities monitored in the sector; the top 3 commodities were propylene glycol (10.29%), ethylene (5.98%) and propane (5.47%). There were 32 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 this sector; the top 3 products with a decrease were acetone (- 13.28%), n-butanol (industrial grade) (- 10.78%) and isopropanol (- 8.47%). This week, the average rise and fall was – 0.34%.

 

3、 Future forecast

 

According to the lithium hydroxide analysts of business news agency, the market atmosphere is acceptable due to the recent rise in upstream prices, strengthened cost support, and increased downstream demand. It is expected that the domestic industrial lithium hydroxide market may rise steadily in the short term, and more attention should be paid to market information guidance.

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