Caprolactam & Nylon
Automotive and textiles lead the way on demand for nylon fibres and resins
Our regularly updated caprolactam nylon reports are referenced by key market players in Asia, Europe and the US. We provide a full range of comprehensive market coverage including news, prices and movements, contract settlements, market drivers, production activity and trade flows.
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Price & market indicators
Major caprolactam nylon producers and consumers are found in Asia, Europe and the US. Capacity fluctuations and import/export activity have a big impact on prices and contract negotiations. Changes in government policy on trade, regional or commodity specific factors, and logistical issues can all impact the market too.
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