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Polyamide FDY price index

This post is a summary of the polyamide FDY price developments. The price developments of polyamide FDY are expressed in US$ prices converted FX rates applicable at the time when the price was valid. Polyamide FDY price index developments are calculated from multiple separate sources of data to ensure statistical accuracy.

The outlook for polyamide FDY prices, on the second tab, is generated from different inputs including:

  • Very recent price developments of immediate cost drivers ofpolyamide FDY prices
  • Recent price developments of underlying feedstocks which drive the price of polyamide FDY
  • Market futures for both cost drives and feedstocks of polyamide FDY prices
  • Adjustment of current supply/demand imbalances in the polyamide FDY market
  • Longer term trends in likely demand conditions

Further information on the Polyamide FDY price index

Here is some further information on Polyamide


What is Polyamide FDY

Polyamide FDY (full-drawn yarn) is a type of synthetic fiber made from polyamide, also known as nylon. It is produced by drawing and stretching a polyamide fiber to a specific size and shape, which gives it its unique properties and characteristics.

Polyamide FDY is known for its strength, toughness, and durability. It is resistant to wear and abrasion and has a low coefficient of friction, making it an excellent material for use in a wide range of applications. It is also resistant to many chemicals and has a high melting point, making it an excellent material for use in high-temperature applications.

Polyamide FDY is used in a variety of industries, including automotive, aerospace, and construction. It is used to make a wide range of products, including automotive parts, bearings, gears, electrical components, and structural materials. It is also used in the production of textiles, such as carpets and ropes, and is used as a replacement for metal in some applications due to its strength and weight-saving properties. Polyamide FDY is a widely used material due to its versatility and excellent mechanical properties.


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Trade and Market information

According to :Polyamides: nylons are the world’s 343rd most traded product.

In 2020, the top exporters of Polyamides: nylons were Germany ($1.66B), United States ($1.51B), China ($559M), Italy ($554M), and Netherlands ($461M).

In 2020, the top importers of Polyamides: nylons were China ($1.2B), Germany ($853M), Italy ($505M), Mexico ($436M), and United States ($344M).

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Notes on the price-data

  • We are continually improving our data collection and processing methods and data will be updated from time to time as we improve the accuracy
  • We are working hard to upgrade the algorithm before April 1, 2023 and a further fine-tune by July 1, 2023
  • This the index trend of the price of the product group in general and not a single specification in particular
  • The data is presented in US$
  • The chart shows the price trend,  nearly always taken from many statistically-correlated sources