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Acyrlonitrile Europe Transcript
The ICIS European Acrylonitrile price report is invaluable to our subscribers for several reasons.
We canvas the entire market speaking to the major players, producers, consumers and, traders., We do this on a weekly basis to ascertain a precise, accurate and timely snapshot of where the market is.
Acrylonitrile is widely traded. There is a lot of liquidity in the market. The report contains two main key reference pricing points, the spot price is quoted in dollars per tonne on a CIF Western European basis.
The monthly contract price is quoted in Euros per tonne on a free delivered North West European basis. ICIS seeks confirmation from both the buy and the sell side before we publish the pre-discounted contract price.
The report is widely used bythe industry as a well-respected guide.
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Updated to Q1 2016
European acrylonitrile (ACN) spot prices rose for the first time since 27 November 2015 on 18 March 2016 on the back of firmer downstream demand.
This followed broadly stable spot pricing in the first two months of the year as players moved to the sidelines amid wider global financial uncertainty.
The majority of ACN spot material in Europe serves the downstream acrylic fibre market, where demand has been firming. This is the result of a narrowing price gap with substitutes such as polyethylene terephthalate (PET) and cotton, allowing acrylic fibre players to regain some market share lost in 2014 and 2015. One producer estimated that downstream demand across all sectors was 3-4% higher in Q1 2016 compared with Q1 2015.
Because of price movements in other regions, Europe is no longer as attractive to export to, meaning less overseas material entering the market.
ACN contract prices fell throughout the quarter, broadly mirroring feedstock cost movements.
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