Orders beat summer lull

Gibson, Jane
August 2006
ICIS Chemical Business;8/14/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 31, p30
Trade Publication
The article offers information on caprolactam trade. Market players said that customers are placing orders which made them predict that the market will be stable until the end of the year. Producers however, have been unable to keep up with the fluctuations in benzene. In June 2006, caprolactam rose by €70 per tonne following a hike of €125 per tonne in benzene. Players speak of a trend towards captive consumption within the caprolactam sector.


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