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Updated to Q4 2020
Supply is largely expected to stay stable as operating rates are unlikely to see significant increases given weaker-than-usual demand for nylon this year. With inventory levels remaining high at buyers’ facilities, producers are unlikely to ramp up production rates on concerns of growing stock levels.
Demand is expected to see limited changes, with the typical seasonal peak in autumn curbed by cautious spending worldwide due to the coronavirus pandemic. Fears of a second wave of the coronavirus contribute to uncertainty in end-user demand, with producers noting lower-than-usual orders for winter.
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