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Updated to Q2 2017
The European nylon 6 market was faced with supply constraints throughout the second quarter.
A force majeure declared by a major producer of upstream carpolactam (capro) in April left little material available and contributed to higher prices at the start of the quarter.
This tightness continued into the rest of the quarter as demand held strong. Some players postponed orders until later in the quarter, hoping that prices would drop.
The May contract price settled with rollovers to increases of €0.05/kg, pushing the price to the highest levels seen since July 2012.
The nylon 6,6 market also faced availability restrictions, with demand outpacing supply throughout the second quarter. Both nylon markets also felt some upward price pressure through the quarter as a result of firm movements in the feedstock benzene market, which experienced high levels of volatility during the first half of the year.
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