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China Polyurethane Monthly Report 201404
May 09, 2014    [Source:PUdaily]

1. Monthly News Headlines

1.2 Company Dynamic

1.3 Industry Glance

1.4 Global PU Market


2. Polyurethane Market Retrospect

2.1 Polyurethane Market Analysis

In April, China polyurethane market presents a downtrend and then goes upward gradually. Domestic propylene oxide market drops to bottom and then rebounds slightly...


Slabstocks flexible polyols market in China fluctuates along with the up and down trend at feedstocks with prices falling down before April 21 and rebounds slightly later till the end of this month. Polymer polyols market in China has been under continuous dropping and then manages to recover. Elastomer polyols begins to ...


2.2 Polyurethane Index Analysis




3. Polyurethane Raw Material Market

3.1 Propylene Oxide

3.1.1 Market Overview

China propylene oxide market has been dropping down in the first half of April because of price cut among manufacturers amid fading buying interests from traders and end users while the market revitalizes in the last two weeks pulled by bullish new orders after market bottoms out, erasing month loss by around RMB300/ton to RMB2000/ton...

3.1.2 RMB & USD Prices


3.1.3 China Propylene Oxide Facility Dynamics


3.1.4 Import & Export Data


3.1.5 Future Market Forecast




3.2 TDI

3.2.1 Market Overview

China TDI market continues to slide down in the first half of Apr. with price keeping sliding down and then rebounds till end of month.
In the first of Apr., China TDI market price has been going down due to...


Southeast Asia and India TDI Market
TDI Market in general maintains a stable running in Southeast Asia (mainly referring to Malaysia, Indonesia, Vietnam and Thailand), according to market sources.
Major suppliers initially offer Apr. shipments at USD2450-2500/ton, the same level with that for Mar. But market price drops down in the second week of Apr. by USD50/ton due to..

In India, TDI prices increase by USD50/ton to USD2450-2500/ton due to improving downstream demand..



3.3 Polyether Polyols

3.3.1 Market Overview

Flexible Polyols


Flexible Polyols (HR Polyols)


Polyols Market in Southeast Asia and India

The slabstocks flexible polyols market in Southeast Asia falls down in April with USD20-50/ton heading into the month end because of weakness from China and low seasonality approaching the middle year, according to local sources...



3.4 Polymeric MDI


3.5 Pure MDI






4. Polyurethane Products Market Analysis

4.1 Flexible Foam

The flexible polyurethane foam market in China turns out to be poorer than last year with orders for foam houses decreasing by 10-20%, according to insiders....

Many foam houses have kept low stocks as polyols has maintained at high level till middle of this month and most of them build some stocks when polyols prices rebounds. Market outlook for the flexible foam sector is set to be...

4.2 Rigid Foam


4.3 PU Resin


5. Downstream Industries

5.1 Flexible Foam Downstream

5.1.1 Upholstered Furniture

According to data jointly revealed by Department of Circulation Industry Development of Ministry of Commerce of PRC and China Building Materials Circulation Association, China Building-material Household Index (BHI) grew by 10.39% month on month (MOM) or 12.73% year on year (YOY) to 98.23 in March. Sales value of national scaled building materials stores increased by 26.15% on a MOM or 11.18% YOY basis to CNY 80.7 billion; the accumulated value in the first quarter was CNY 218 billion, rising by 2.07% YOY.
The growth is mainly due to...


Graph  China Provincial Upholstery Furniture Outputs from Jan. to Mar., 2014


5.1.2 Automobile



5.2 Rigid Foam Downstream

5.2.1 Home Appliances


5.2.2 Building Insulation


5.2.3 Cold Chain




5.3 PU Resin Downstream







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