25 March 2011 19:04 [Source: ICIS news]
XIAMEN, China (ICIS)--Strong Chinese demand growth for nylon chips (polyamide 6) is expected to continue into 2011, but the country’s import dependency will fall as more domestic capacity comes on stream, market sources said on Friday.
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Industry sources echoed similar sentiments on the sidelines of the 2011 CPL & PA Market Forum in
The tariffs, imposed on nylon 6 chips imported from the
The country imported close to 700,000 tonnes of nylon chips in 2010, based on
That was down by 100,000 tonnes from 2009, equivalent to a 15% plunge year on year.
"We expect to see another drop of 200,000 tonnes of nylon imports coming in (
In particular, imports from the
Meanwhile, countries unaffected by the anti-dumping tariffs - such as
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