1、 Price trend
According to the monitoring data of business agency, the price of domestic refrigerant R22 stopped falling and rebounded in July. On July 29, the average price of refrigerant R22 was 17000.00 yuan / ton, which was flat compared with the price of 17000.00 yuan / ton at the beginning of the month, and increased by 5.15% compared with the same period last year
According to the monitoring data of business agency, the price of domestic refrigerant R134a continued to rise in July. As of July 29, the average price of refrigerant R134a was 22500.00 yuan / ton, an increase of 5.74% over the price of 21333.33 yuan / ton at the beginning of the month, and an increase of 8.87% over the same period last year.
2、 Market analysis
In July, the fundamentals of refrigerant R22 fluctuated little, the enterprise quotation stopped falling and rose slightly, and the overall low level moved forward slightly. The price of raw material chloroform continued to decline in the month, hydrofluoric acid remained weak and stable as a whole, the cost of raw materials continued to decline, refrigerant enterprises had difficulties in shipping, and the cost continued to suppress the domestic R22 price. Summer was the peak season for refrigerant demand, and the domestic R22 price stopped falling and stabilized as a whole under the support of demand.
In July, the price of upstream raw material hydrofluoric acid was weak and stabilized as a whole, the quotation of trichloroethylene rose slightly, and the raw material cost rose slightly. In addition, summer was the peak season of refrigerant traditional demand, and the price of refrigerant R134a continued to rise in July, supported by downstream demand.
3、 Aftermarket forecast
According to the refrigerant analysts of business agency, the cost of raw materials has rebounded slightly, and the peak demand season is coming. Supported by the cost and demand, it is expected that the price of domestic refrigerant R134a will continue to rise in August. The upstream raw material cost of R22 decreased slightly, which will suppress the market price of R22 in August. It is expected that the overall rebound space of R22 price in August is limited.