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On September 22, refrigerant R134a market remained stable

1、 Price trend

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Latest price (September 22): 32166.67 yuan / ton

Key points of analysis: according to the data monitoring chart of business society, on September 22, the market of refrigerant R134a was temporarily stable, the mainstream price of raw hydrofluoric acid manufacturers was stable, and the cost support was ok, but the dual control of energy consumption affected the commencement of enterprises in some areas, the on-site supply was expected to tighten, and the high price of R134a was firm.

R134a price is expected to continue to rise in the short term.

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Cyclohexanone market price continued to rise

According to the monitoring data of business agency, from September 10 to September 18, the average market price of cyclohexanone in China rose from 110400 yuan / ton to 12780 yuan / ton, an increase of 15.76% during the week, a month on month increase of 19.96% and a year-on-year increase of 24.50%.

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This week, the cyclohexanone market rose broadly, the price of pure benzene increased significantly, the downstream demand increased, the shutdown and maintenance of Shandong Haili plant, and the commodity volume of cyclohexanone continued to be in short supply. With the dual boost of cost and demand, cyclohexanone manufacturers actively increased, traders followed up, and the trading atmosphere was good.

Summary of domestic cyclohexanone market as of September 18:

region ., Price

East China 12900-13100 yuan / ton cash delivery

South China 13200-13300 yuan / ton cash delivery

Shandong region 12800-12900 yuan / ton cash delivery

In terms of raw materials and pure benzene, pure benzene was listed for 4 times, with a total increase of 7500 yuan / ton, and the quotation rose to 8600 yuan / ton, with strong cost support. In the downstream, caprolactam has a lot of parking and maintenance, and the supply of goods is tight. In addition, the demand for cyclohexanone in the downstream chemical fiber and solvent is increasing near the Mid Autumn Festival National Day holiday.

The cost support is relatively stable, the supply of cyclohexanone is in short supply, and the downstream follow-up is on demand. The cyclohexanone analysts of business society predict that the short-term cyclohexanone market will still be strong.

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The market of chloroform was stable this week (9.6-9.10)

According to the data monitoring of business agency, the chloroform market was stable this week (9.6-9.10), with the price of 3150 yuan / ton.

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The load of domestic methane chloride plant decreased this week.

The price of raw liquid chlorine fluctuated slightly, the price of methanol rose sharply, and the cost support increased. According to the business agency, as of September 10, the price of methanol was 2822 yuan / ton, up 7.93% from 2615 yuan / ton at the beginning of the week; The mainstream ex factory price of liquid chlorine of tank car in Shandong Province is about 1100 yuan / ton.

The delivery of downstream refrigerants is slightly higher than that in the early stage, which just needs support for raw materials. In addition, the rising price of refrigerants has a certain bottom dragging effect on the price of chloroform.

Analysts of methane chloride data of business society believe that, on the one hand, the commencement of methane chloride units has decreased, and the cost side is still supported. It is expected that the trichloromethane market may rise slightly in the short term.

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On September 15, the quotation of calcium carbide increased by 0.62%

Trade name: calcium carbide

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Latest price (September 15): 5450 yuan / ton

On September 15, the factory quotation of calcium carbide in Northwest China increased by 33.33 yuan / ton, or 0.62%, compared with the quotation on September 13, and 98.91% compared with the same period last year. The price of raw material blue carbon rose slightly, and the cost of calcium carbide supported well. The downstream PVC market has risen slightly recently, and the downstream customers’ enthusiasm for calcium carbide procurement has increased. The environmental protection inspection in Inner Mongolia was completed, and the output of calcium carbide increased.

In the future, it is expected that the factory price of calcium carbide in Northwest China may rise slightly: the average price quoted by manufacturers is about 5500 yuan / ton.

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The price of potassium chloride was temporarily stable this week (9.6-9.10)

1、 Price trend

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As can be seen from the above figure, the comprehensive price of potassium chloride is temporarily stable this week. The average price of mainstream comprehensive quotation of potassium chloride this week is 3210.00 yuan / ton. Overall, the potassium chloride market was temporarily stable this week, and the potassium chloride commodity index was 101.90 on September 10.

2、 Market analysis

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The quotation of mainstream potassium chloride manufacturers this week is temporarily stable: the factory quotation of Qinghai Salt Lake potassium chloride at the weekend is 3270 yuan / ton, which is temporarily stable compared with that at the beginning of the week; Anhui kaimi’s potassium chloride distribution quotation is 3650 yuan / ton, which is temporarily stable compared with that at the beginning of the week. There is a tight supply of marketable potash fertilizer in China. Although the production enterprises are fully engaged in production, the operating rate is slightly low and the self-sufficiency rate is insufficient. At the same time, the delivery of international potash fertilizer suppliers is delayed and the arrival at the port is limited.

3、 Future forecast

In mid September, the overall trend of potassium chloride market may fluctuate slightly. The international demand for potash fertilizer is strong, but the domestic available supply is in short supply. Potassium chloride analysts of business society believe that the short-term potassium chloride market is dominated by high-level consolidation under the influence of supply and demand and raw materials.

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Weak demand in peak season and high nickel price callback

1、 Trend analysis

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According to the nickel price monitoring of business society, spot nickel fell slightly on the 13th, and spot nickel was reported at 153383.33 yuan / ton, down 1.11% from the previous trading day. The high correction of nickel price is mainly caused by fear of high prices. Since the end of April, nickel price has been a volatile upward trend. In terms of fundamentals, the rainy season in the Philippines is approaching, and the tight supply supports the nickel price. The downstream stainless steel production is constantly limited, multi plant maintenance, and the output in September is low, affecting the demand for nickel. In terms of downstream new energy, the performance is still acceptable. In August, the wholesale sales of new energy passenger vehicles and retail sales of new energy passenger vehicles increased to varying degrees.

Forecast: tight supply support and limited demand for stainless steel. It is expected that the nickel price will mainly fluctuate in a wide range in the short term.

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Coking coal price is strong this week (9.6-9.10)

According to the monitoring of business society, coking coal prices are still strong. The average market price at the beginning of the week was 3286.67 yuan / ton, and the average market price at the weekend was 3520 yuan / ton, with a price increase of 7.1% and 161.39% over the same period last year. Coking coal prices are running at a high level.

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On September 10, the commodity index of coking coal was 259.78, up 4.92 points from yesterday, a record high in the cycle, up 478.45% from the lowest point of 44.91 on January 28, 2016. (Note: the period refers to the period from September 1, 2012 to now)

According to the business society, in terms of supply, coking coal is still a strong operating market in the near future. The sales of coal mines in the main producing area is good, and the number of coal pulling vehicles in the mine is not reduced, and most of them are produced and sold immediately. Affected by environmental protection, and although at the beginning of the month, the coal management ticket of the coal mine is sufficient and the output has increased, the supply is still in a tight situation.

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Demand: from September 3 to September 10, 2021, the market price of coke in Shanxi increased, with the price at 3438 yuan / ton at the beginning of the week and 3838 yuan / ton at the end of the week, an increase of 11.63%. This week, coke has experienced two rounds of increase and landed quickly, with an increase of 200 yuan / ton per round. So far, it has increased for ten rounds, with a cumulative increase of 1360 yuan / ton. In terms of downstream demand, steel mills are not less active in purchasing this week, and they are active in increasing storage. Some steel mills are overhauled, and their demand for coke has decreased slightly. At present, steel mills are still active in purchasing, and the demand for replenishing storage is high.

In the view of coking coal analysts of business society, coking coal is still a strong operating market in the near future. In terms of producing areas, the coal from producing areas has increased recently, but the supply of coking coal from main producing areas is still relatively tight; In terms of downstream coke, the coke price is relatively strong. Under the current situation of strong production restriction and tight coke supply, coke enterprises have a strong mentality of raising prices. Coke still has a strong demand for coke coal replenishment after. Overall, coking coal still has support in the later stage, and the price still maintains a strong trend.

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In early September, the price of n-propanol in China rose by 4.75% (8.30-9.5)

According to the price monitoring data of business society, as of September 5, the average reference price of domestic n-propanol was 7750 yuan / ton. Compared with the price on August 30 (the reference average price of n-propanol was 7400 yuan / ton), the average price increased by 350 yuan / ton, an increase of 4.73%. Compared with the price on August 1 (the reference average price of n-propanol was 7100 yuan / ton), the average price increased by 650 yuan / ton, an increase of 9.15%.

In the first week of September, the domestic n-propanol market rose and fell. The high-end price of n-propanol in Shandong was slow to ship, and the dealers made downward adjustment to the price. The low-end price of n-propanol increased significantly this week, which is due to the narrowing of the high-low price difference in the market in Shandong. In Nanjing, Jiangsu Province, the overall performance of n-propanol market is relatively stable. The n-propanol production unit of Rongxin chemical operates normally. The external quotation of n-propanol is 8500 yuan / ton, which is basically the same as that at the end of August. At present, the overall performance of the domestic n-propanol market increased this week. According to the data monitoring of the business society, the average price of domestic n-propanol was 7750 yuan / ton at the weekend, with an overall increase of more than 4% during the week compared with the beginning of the week.

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In terms of upstream ethylene, according to the monitoring data of business society, the external price of ethylene fluctuated and rose this week. The average price of ethylene at the beginning of the week was US $1062.50/t, and the average price of ethylene at the weekend was US $1090.00/t, up 2.56%. The current price fell 4.13% month on month, and the current price rose 52.45% year-on-year. Recently, the external ethylene market has shown an overall upward trend. Asian ethylene market prices continued to rise. As of the 3rd, CFR Northeast Asia closed at US $1006-1016 / ton and CFR Southeast Asia closed at US $986-996 / ton. European ethylene market prices fluctuated and consolidated. As of the 3rd, FD northwest Europe closed at US $1212-1222 / T and CIF northwest Europe closed at US $1136-1144 / T. The price of ethylene in the United States fluctuated and rose. As of the 3rd, the price was US $1026-1044 / T. recently, the overall external ethylene market showed an upward trend, and the recent fluctuation of ethylene in Europe was not large. Ethylene rose periodically in Asia. Generally speaking, the demand of the whole ethylene external market is general recently, the market trading atmosphere is OK, and the ethylene market rises slightly.

Forecast of future trend of n-propanol

At present, the downstream demand for n-propanol is relatively stable. After the new n-propanol device is opened by a large factory in Shandong, the external quotation of n-propanol is relatively conservative. The analysts of body business society believe that the low-end price of n-propanol may continue to rise in the later stage, so it may drive the overall market to rise slightly. More attention should be paid to the specific changes in supply and demand.

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Soda ash price is strong this week (8.30-9.3)

1、 Price trend

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According to the monitoring data of business society, the price of soda ash is strong this week. The average market price at the beginning of the week was about 2312.5 yuan / ton, and the average market price at the weekend was 2337.5 yuan / ton, with a price increase of 1.08% and 43.11% over the same period last year. On September 5, the commodity index of light soda ash was 119.87, unchanged from yesterday, hitting a record high in the cycle, up 89.82% from the lowest point of 63.15 on November 18, 2015( Note: period refers to the period from September 1, 2011 to now)

2、 Market analysis

According to the monitoring data of business agency, the mainstream market price of light soda ash in East China is about 2300-2400 yuan / ton. The price of soda ash in North China is relatively strong, and the mainstream market price of light soda ash is about 2350-2450 yuan / ton. The price of soda ash in Central China is relatively strong, and the current mainstream market price of light soda ash is about 2300-2350 yuan / ton. Generally speaking, the short-term high price of soda ash is dominated. Data show that the overall operating rate of soda ash during the week was 77.27%, 77.58% last week and decreased by 0.31% month on month. The output of soda ash was 549900 tons, a decrease of 2200 tons.

Demand: according to the monitoring of business society, the price of glass in the spot market increased slightly. The average price of glass was 38.5 yuan / m2 last Friday and 38.62 yuan / m2 this Friday. The price rose slightly during the week, with a range of 0.34%. According to the monitoring of business agency, the price of glass in the spot market increased slightly. The average price of glass was 38.5 yuan / m2 last Friday and 38.62 yuan / m2 this Friday. The price rose slightly during the week, with a range of 0.34%.

According to the price monitoring of the business society, in the list of price rise and fall of chlor alkali industry in the 35th week of 2021 (8.30-9.3), there were 3 kinds of commodities rising, 2 kinds falling and 0 kinds rising or falling. The main commodities rising were: light soda ash (1.08%), PVC (0.80%), caustic soda (0.38%); The main commodities falling were hydrochloric acid (- 1.13%) and calcium carbide (- 0.92%). Both rose or fell by 0.05% this week.

Business analysts believe that the domestic soda ash price is light, the market is running, the market trading atmosphere is relatively stable, and the manufacturers are mainly active in shipping. Downstream glass prices are strong, and soda ash is mostly purchased on demand. Generally speaking, soda ash tends to be strong in the later stage, and the market operation is mainly based on the downstream market demand.

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Price rise of chlorinated paraffin (8.30-9.5)

1、 Price trend

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According to the monitoring data of business society, the price of chlorinated paraffin increased this week. On August 30, the average ex factory price of domestic chlorinated paraffin 52 was 6100 yuan / ton, and on September 5, the average ex factory price of domestic chlorinated paraffin 52 was 6133 yuan / ton. The price of chlorinated paraffin rose by 0.55% this week.

2、 Market analysis

This week, the domestic chlorinated paraffin started stably, the unit operated normally, and the price trend was upward. At present, the ex factory quotation of chlorinated paraffin 52 in Anhui is 6000-6200 yuan / ton, the ex factory quotation of chlorinated paraffin 52 in Northeast China is about 5800 yuan / ton, the ex factory quotation of chlorinated paraffin 52 in North China is about 5800 yuan / ton, the ex factory quotation of chlorinated paraffin 52 in Shaanxi is about 5600-5800 yuan / ton, and the ex factory quotation of chlorinated paraffin 52 in Shandong is 6100-6400 yuan / ton.

In terms of raw liquid wax, the price of liquid wax is stable this week, the trading volume is OK, and the recent market is mainly stable. In terms of raw liquid chlorine, liquid chlorine in Shandong rose sharply this week, followed by other regions, and the demand side is good.

3、 Future forecast

Analysts of chlorinated paraffins of business society believe that due to the continuous rise in the price of raw liquid chlorine this week, the market demand for chlorinated paraffins is good, and the price increases slightly. At present, the market supply and demand is balanced. With the support of favorable cost, the price of chlorinated paraffin is expected to be stable and upward in the short term.

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