25 September 2012 10:21 [Source: ICIS news]
The country imported 53,108 tonnes of nylon chips last month, according to China Customs data.
However, weak demand and falling upstream caprolactam (capro) costs lowered the prices of the imported cargoes, according to market sources.
The average prices of nylon chip imports in August were at $2,654/tonne (€2,043/tonne), down by around $123/tonne from July, while the average prices of capro were at $2,292/tonne for August, down by around $102/tonne from July, according to China Customs data.
Derivative downstream nylon yarn demand has remained weak amid
($1 = €0.77)
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