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Acrylonitrile butadiene styrene China Transcript
The Acrylonitrile Butadience Styrene, or ABS China report is produced weekly and provides important price assessments for domestically produced material.
Domestic ABS production is mainly centred in East and South China and quoted are included on a delivery South and East China basis. Imports, especially in South China are important, and the report put these contacts by providing a key CFR China quote and information on Chinese imports and exports volume.
The CFR Hong Kong price is also provided.
Commentary in the text also include details of major Chinese producers and e-work prices.
The commentary includes supply and demand information such as plant shut downs, start up and feed stocks, and downstream insights.
The report is generated after discussion with buyers, sellers and traders of ABS. We use a wide range of resources and also ensure that we cross-check details. The helps to make sure that our reports are very accurate and useful tour customers
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Updated to Q1 2016
In January, major domestic producers kept their offers stable in view of low inventories. However, traders showed weak buying interest, holding a bearish sentiment on the market outlook in response to a large decline in crude oil values. The approach of the Lunar New Year holiday on 7-13 February saw lower trading volumes. By 31 January, offers were mainly at yuan (CNY) 9,200-9,600/tonne.
By 29 February, offers were mainly at yuan (CNY) 9,600-10,300/tonne.
At the beginning of March, China domestic acrylonitrile-butadiene-styrene (ABS) prices strengthened. In the third week of March, China domestic ABS prices fell, before rising again at the end of the month. Market players mostly adopted a wait-and-see stance, with only a small group of buyers purchasing to cover immediate requirements. By 28 March, offers were mainly at yuan (CNY) 10,900-11,400/tonne.
China acrylonitrile butadiene styrene (ABS) price report
Whether you looking to enter or are already operating within the Chinese ABS markets, ICIS has the pricing information you need to stay up-to-date with the latest domestic and import prices for the country. The report covers all of the following:
- CFR (cost and freight) China
- CFR (cost and freight) Hong Kong
- DEL (delivered) East and South China
To ensure you have a better understanding of price drivers and fluctuation, the report also includes unrivalled analysis on supply and demand and trading activities, as well as updates on upstream/downstream markets.
China ABS Annual Study
The China ABS Annual Study provides comprehensive data and insights into latest developments and hot topics in Chinese ABS market. It also delivers credible information and analysis which are gathered by our team of local experts to help seek opportunities and plan for your business strategies within the domestic ABS market. The study provides all of the following:
- China ABS market review
- Regional supply and company profile
- ABS demand analysis and forecast up until the following year
- China ABS imports by origin, customs and mode of transport
- A look into price trends and drivers
China ABS supply and demand data
The ICIS Supply and Demand Database provides a single, highly searchable source of detailed historical data as far back as 1978 and forecast data up until 2030 for ABS in China. The service combines fully reconciled supply/demand, trade, capacity and ownership data to give you multiple views of the market from a global, regional or country specific perspective.
ICIS collects pricing data on a wide range of chemical, energy and fertilizer products, including Acrylonitrile butadiene styrene. Our extensive experience in price reporting means we can offer you access to historical data dating back more than 20 years for certain commodities.
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ICIS price assessments are based on information gathered from a wide cross-section of the market, comprising consumers, producers, traders and distributors from more than 250 reporters world-wide. Confirmed deals, verified by both buyer and seller, provide the foundation of our price assessments.
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