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Updated to Q3 2019
Supply of nylon 6 in Q3 is expected to remain long, as demand usually takes a hit during the summer months. Majority of the nylon plants are expected to continue to run during the quarter, although operating rates have been cut previously, owing to weaker-than-expected demand in Q2 2019.
Nylon 6 demand is expected to be slow for most of Q3, as the summer months mark the traditional lull period for the market. In addition, most trade activity is expected to remain weak amid market uncertainty owing to the ongoing US-China trade tensions.
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