Caprolactam & Nylon

Automotive and textiles lead the way on demand for nylon fibres and resins

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Widescale demand from a variety of sectors makes caprolactam nylon a market with plenty of opportunity. Ongoing sensitivity to change in upstream feedstocks and crude oil markets as well as downstream markets such as automotive and textile production results in volatility. This can be challenging to navigate, especially when market dynamics change so quickly.

When fast-moving price fluctuations are happening daily, access to constantly updated market intelligence boosts decision-making confidence. Our experts stay close to the action, reporting on the nuanced caprolactam nylon market dynamics. With ICIS’ data and insight on hand to guide your thinking, it’s much easier to move forward and truly maximise those opportunities as they arise.




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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