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Updated to Q3 2017
Growing capacity in Europe and increased imports from Asia at the start of the quarter saw supply lengthen significantly. As the arbitrage window with Asia narrowed nearer the end of the quarter, planned turnarounds also commenced, and demand continued strong, leading to supply starting to tighten slightly. Further new capacity came on line at the very end of the quarter with product yet to hit the market in substantial volumes. Nylon 6,6 supply was interrupted by the devastation of Hurricane Harvey in the US, impacting both nylon 6,6 and upstream adipic acid markets and causing logistical delays for European players awaiting imports for the US.
Buying interest was strong throughout much of the third quarter in most sectors. Demand was stronger than expected by many players during the summer season and only a small lull was felt in the market, predominately in southern Europe. That said, demand was unable to keep pace with the growing capacity in the region which, when combined with a weakening in nylon carpet sales, led to supply outpacing demand in much of the quarter. Demand picked up after the summer as players restocked. Meanwhile, demand in the nylon 6,6 market remained strong throughout the quarter with no new capacity coming on line and supply being disrupted in the US in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey, which delayed imports from that region.
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