22 August 2012 09:20 [Source: ICIS news]
The country imported 52,746 tonnes of nylon chips last month, according to China Customs data.
However, weak demand and falling upstream caprolactam (capro) costs lowered the price of the imported cargoes, according to market sources.
Average prices for nylon chip imports in July were at $2,777/tonne (€2,221/tonne) – down by around $186/tonne from June, or 6.3% month on month.
Derivative downstream nylon yarn demand has remained weak amid
($1 = €0.80)
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