Jul 07, 2020 11:54 a.m.

China: Auction sales result for Shenhua's coal-based PP and PE

Transactions are thin on the first trading day of the week, however, the outlook remains bullish due to the lack of availability, according to market participants here.

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Shenhua Baotou Coal Chemical Co has concluded the auction session for its coal-based PP and PE cargoes on 29 Jun 2020. The following table showed the details of the auction results for prime grade only: 

Product

Auction Volume

Deal Volume

Auction Prices

Deal Prices

Deal %

CNY/ton

USD/ton

CNY/ton

USD/ton

Combined and reported by CommoPlast

Homo-PP

2294

765

7100

$887

7100-7750

$887-969

33.4%

PP Fiber

288

0

7800

$975

-

-

0%

PPBC

337

42

8000

$1000

8600-9000

$1075-1125

12.5%

LLDPE

650

50

6650

$831

6650-6800

$831-850

7.7%

LDPE

0

0

-

-

-

-

-

HDPE

32

0

6900

$862

-

-

0%

*Auction and Deal volumes are in tonnage 

*All USD equivalent prices only exclude the 13% value-added tax (VAT).

                 

Transactions are rather sluggish on the first trading day after the long weekend holiday; however, players remain optimistic about the outlook given the lack of availability, especially for PE cargoes.

Background

Shenhua Baotou Coal Chemical Co is currently the largest coal-based polyolefins producer in China, operates under four subsidiaries, namely: Shenhua Xinjiang Coal-based New Materials Project, Shenhua Yulin Energy Co Ltd, Shenhua Baotou Coal Chemical Co Ltd and Shenhua Ningxia Coal Industry Group (Ningmei).

The company has an annual capacity of 2.65 million tons/year of PP, 750,000 tons/year of HDPE/LLDPE and 570,000 tons/year of LDPE.

Shenhua Baotou Coal Chemical Co is active in spot trading, while also conducting the daily auction for its cargoes daily between 10AM to 12PM on the official online platform that specifically designed for this purpose: https://www.e-shenhua.com

**Note: All USD equivalent prices only exclude the 13% value-added tax (VAT). They have not taken into account other costs that might incur in the selling process, i.e. import duty, customs clearances.

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China