Nylon Prices, markets & analysis
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Nylon US Transcript
The ICIS US nylon report covers domestic prices for nylon 6 and nylon 6,6 grades of material. The report assesses domestic prices of unfilled, industrial and glass reinforced grades of nylon 6 and nylon 6,6.
Major producers, buyers, distributors and traders are talked to in order to get a clear and detailed view of the market.
The report also analyses and presents trends from various feedstocks for nylon, giving a full view of where those markets are moving.
By combining the view points of market players in all positions and breaking down the feedstock situation, the ICIS nylon report offers subscribers the most detailed information possible giving them the best chance to make important and financial market decisions.
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Updated to Q3 2014
US demand for nylon 6 and nylon 6,6 remained mostly steady-to-good for much of the third quarter, with strong demand from the downstream automotive sector and improved demand from the housing and commercial construction industries.
Even though the nylon markets are relatively mature, resulting in very few changes in pricing throughout the year, nylon 6 prices did rise by an average 5 cents/lb in the middle of the third quarter.
Upstream benzene contract prices had soared in July, putting upward pressure on many downstream chemicals, including nylon 6.
While producers had initially targeted increases of 9-10 cents/lb, most buyers accepted only a portion of the price hikes, saying that the market was too oversupplied to support the full amounts.
In the nylon 6,6 market, a producer had announced it would raise its global prices by 7%, effective on 1 July. However, no other increase initiatives were heard from other nylon 6,6 producers.
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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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