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Updated to Q4 2020
Supply should remain ample through Q4 as producers follow developments on the demand side and gradually ramp up output to meet rising requirements, while practicing caution to not overproduce. Nevertheless, there is still plenty of capacity that is not utilised. Supply should remain plentiful for both nylon 6 and nylon 6,6.
Demand for nylon is likely to pick up as the European car manufacturing increases output. While auto production has yet to return to pre-coronavirus levels, a recent uptick in output is a positive indicator for the early part of Q4, although the end of the year is likely to see some destocking activity. Demand for nylon fibres for textile and electronic applications is gradually gaining strength and demand for nylon films for food packaging remains strong.
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