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Updated to Q1 2017
Asia’s polycarbonate (PC) prices took on a stable to firm trend over the first quarter. Spot prices of the general-purpose grade PC or injection grade moved from an average of $2,575/tonne CIF (cost, insurance and freight) China on 4 January to $2,800/tonne CIF China as of 8 March.
A combination of healthy consumer demand for most grades and spot supply limitations helped to support market sentiment in the quarter. A return of buyers replenishing PC stocks following the Lunar New Year that ended in early-February also helped to keep spot prices afloat.
Optical-grade PC used in multi-media storage applications also saw stable demand, with spot prices on a CIF Taiwan basis rising from $2,225/tonne to $2,400/tonne during the same period of comparison.
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