: Calcium carbide prices rose slightly this week.
This week, domestic calcium carbide market rose, not much. The average ex-factory price of mainstream calcium carbide manufacturers rose 1 yuan per ton, or 0.04%, from 3,011 yuan per ton at the beginning of the week to 3,012 yuan per ton at the end of the week. It was 11.15% higher than the same period last year. Overall, calcium carbide prices rose slightly this week.
Two, trend analysis
The price of calcium carbide in the main calcium carbide production area has steadily risen this week. Mainstream ex-factory price of calcium carbide in Wuhai and Ordos of Inner Mongolia is 2900-3100 yuan/ton, the price is stable temporarily; the price of first-class products in Wumeng of Inner Mongolia is 2850 yuan/ton, the price is stable temporarily; the main ex-factory price of calcium carbide in Xinjiang is 2950 yuan/ton, the price is stable temporarily.
The main export price of calcium carbide in Shizuishan area of Ningxia is about 2850-3160 yuan / ton, and the price is slightly higher. The main export price of calcium carbide in Shaanxi area is about 3080-3150 yuan / ton, and the price is stable temporarily. The main factory price of calcium carbide in Gansu area is 3150 yuan / ton, and the quotation is temporarily stable. Overall, the price of calcium carbide has risen steadily this week.
(two) industry chain:
Upstream raw materials market: coke production quotes rise this week. The price rose 62 yuan / ton, or 2.53%, from 2475 yuan / ton at the beginning of the week to 2537 yuan / ton at the end of the week, up 21.12% over the same period last year. The rising price of raw materials in the upstream causes the cost of calcium carbide to rise, which has a negative impact on calcium carbide.
Downstream market: PVC prices dropped slightly this week. PVC prices fell from 6995 yuan / ton at the beginning of the week to 6916 yuan / ton at the end of the week, down 79 yuan / ton, or 1.13%, down 8.74% from a year earlier. The lower customers'enthusiasm for purchasing calcium carbide is not high, the demand for calcium carbide is falling, PVC prices have a negative impact on the market of calcium carbide.
Three, the forecast for the future market
After the adjustment in August, the factory's capital reflux is in good condition, the equipment has been overhauled and the production capacity has increased. Upstream raw material prices rose slightly, calcium carbide costs rose; downstream prices fell, resulting in a decline in demand for calcium carbide. Later market forecast in early September calcium carbide prices will remain stable decline, a small decline, factory prices or will remain around 3000 yuan / ton.