On October 30, China’s domestic p-xylene price trend was temporarily stable

On October 30, the PX commodity index was 54.40, unchanged from yesterday, down 46.88% from 102.40 (2013-02-28), the highest point in the cycle, and up 19.43% from 45.55, the lowest point on February 15, 2016. (Note: cycle refers to 2013-02-01 to now).


According to statistics, on the 30th, the domestic market price trend of p-xylene was temporarily stable, the operation of new 600000 ton plant in Hongrun was stable, the operation of petrochemical plant in Pengzhou was stable, 50% of petrochemical plant in Urumqi was started, one line of aromatics plant in Fuhai Chuang was started, CNOOC Huizhou refining and chemical plant was overhauled, the PX plant in Hengli Petrochemical was put into operation, and other units were temporarily stable. As the new plant was put into operation, domestic The market supply of xylene is normal, and the market price trend of p-xylene is stable temporarily. The operating rate of PX plant in Asia is about 80%. On October 29, the closing price of p-xylene market in Asia was stable. The closing price was 777-779 US dollars / ton fob in South Korea and 797-799 US dollars / ton CFR in China. More than 50% of domestic products needed to be imported. The fluctuation of external market price had a certain negative impact on domestic market price of p-xylene, but the domestic market price trend was temporarily stable.


ferric sulfate (Poly ferric sulphate)

WTI crude oil futures fell to $55.54 per barrel on October 29, down $0.27, while Brent crude oil futures rose to $61.59 per barrel, up $0.02. The American Petroleum Institute (API) will release its crude oil inventory report for the past week later on Tuesday, while the energy information administration (EIA) of the U.S. Department of energy will release its inventory report on Wednesday. According to S & P global Platts, analysts on average expect us crude oil inventories to increase by 2.5 million barrels, gasoline inventories to decrease by 2.5 million barrels and distillate (including diesel and heating oil) inventories to decrease by 2.4 million barrels in the week to October 25. The crude oil price declined slightly, which had limited impact on the cost support of downstream petrochemical products, and the domestic p-xylene price trend was stable. In recent years, the textile industry market has been volatile, the PTA Market operating rate has declined, and the PTA price trend has remained low. The average offer price in East China is around 4900-5000 yuan / ton. As of the 29th day, the domestic PTA operating rate is about 84.5%, and the polyester industry operating rate is about 88%. Due to the sufficient supply in PTA field and the general transaction atmosphere, the purchase is dominated by traders, followed by sporadic polyester factories, and affected by the original oil price. The price of PTA in the downstream market is slightly lower due to grid shock, and it is expected that PX market price will maintain 6800 yuan / ton in the short term.

Azodicarbonamide (AC foaming Agent)