03 July 2008 10:34 [Source: ICIS news]
SINGAPORE (ICIS news)--Asian semi-dull grade nylon 6 chips traded at a new record high after rising $10/tonne this week on the back of high regional feedstock caprolactam costs, sellers and buyers said on Thursday.?xml:namespace>
Prices were at $2,760-2,800/tonne CFR (cost and freight) ?xml:namespace>
Major producers were said to be struggling to pass on costs, with offers pegged at $2,810-2,850/tonne CFR China.
In the caprolactam market, June contracts in northeast
Nylon 6 chips, a derivative of caprolactam, are used for making nylon yarns.
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