Recent calcium carbide price trend
As can be seen from the above figure, the ex factory price of calcium carbide in Northwest China increased slightly this week. This week, the average ex factory price of mainstream calcium carbide manufacturers in Northwest China rose from 3650 yuan / ton at the end of last week to 3733.33 yuan / ton at the end of this week, an increase of 2.28%, a year-on-year decrease of 31.50%. On September 4, the calcium carbide commodity index was 97.82, which was the same as yesterday, down 53.91% from 212.23 points (October 26, 2021), the highest point in the cycle, and up 76.28% from 55.49 points, the lowest point on March 14, 2016. (Note: the period refers to September 1, 2011 to now)
The upstream cost support is enhanced, and the demand of downstream manufacturers is general
From the manufacturer’s quotation, the factory price of calcium carbide in Northwest China rose slightly this week
The market price of upstream orchid charcoal rose slightly. The downstream PVC market price fell slightly. This week, the market price of PVC fell from 6532.86 yuan / ton at the end of last week to 6454.29 yuan / ton at the end of this week, a decrease of 1.20%, a year-on-year decrease of 31.06%. The PVC market price dropped slightly, the downstream customers’ enthusiasm for calcium carbide procurement weakened, and the downstream PVC market had a negative impact on the calcium carbide price.
The downstream market fell slightly, and calcium carbide fell by a narrow range in the aftermarket
In the first ten days of September, the market of calcium carbide mainly fell in a narrow range. The price of raw material blue carbon is weak, the cost support of calcium carbide is weakened, the downstream PVC market falls slightly, the downstream demand is weakened, and the rising power of calcium carbide is insufficient. In late August, the price of calcium carbide in Northwest China may fall by a narrow range.