1、 Price trend
According to the monitoring data of business agency, the average ex factory price of domestic ammonium sulfate was 1153 yuan / ton on September 1 and 1170 yuan / ton on September 30. The price of ammonium sulfate increased by 1.45% this month.
2、 Market analysis
The market of ammonium sulfate fluctuated upward in September. At the beginning of the month, the market of ammonium sulfate showed a roller coaster trend, and the overall trend was unstable, rising and falling. Due to environmental protection and production restriction in some areas, the operating rate of enterprises decreased. The trading atmosphere of coking grade ammonium sulfate Market is general, the quotation of enterprises is unstable, and there are differences among regions. The quotation of Hexin grade ammonium sulfate is fine tuned, and the domestic demand is flat. In the middle of the month, the coking grade ammonium sulfate Market was cold, new orders were insufficient, and the demand side was weak. Although the quotation of Hexin grade ammonium sulfate is strong, the market is general. At the end of the month, the supply of coking grade ammonium sulfate was significantly reduced under the influence of environmental protection and dual control. Downstream demand increased, market performance improved and prices rose. Domestic export demand is good, the supply of goods is tight, and the price rises steadily. For coking grade ammonium sulfate this month, the mainstream factory quotation of ammonium sulfate in Shandong is 1050-1150 yuan / ton, that in Hebei is 1070-1120 yuan / ton, and that in Shanxi is 980-1100 yuan / ton.
In early September, the downstream compound fertilizer market was poor, the overall trend was weak, and the market began to fall. Since mid month, the market of compound fertilizer has gradually stabilized. The operating rate of the enterprise is not high, the raw material market is always high, and the compound fertilizer enterprise is under great pressure. The raw materials are purchased on demand, and the demand is difficult to improve in the short term. The quotation of large manufacturers is still strong, and the cost is still supported. In the later stage, the compound fertilizer tray runs stably until the end of the month.
3、 Future forecast
Ammonium sulfate analysts of business society believe that it is difficult to improve the supply of ammonium sulfate under the influence of environmental protection and dual control. The price of downstream compound fertilizer raw materials is strong, the enterprise purchases on demand, and the demand for ammonium sulfate is acceptable. The price of ammonium sulfate is expected to rise steadily in the short term.