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Polyurethane industry: strictly control the disordered expansion of production capacity to reduce the threat of safety and environmental protection

wallpapers News 2020-07-29
Recently, the Department of raw materials industry of the Ministry of industry information technology held a forum on economic situation analysis of polyurethane industry (including MDI TDI) in the first half of 2014 in Beijing. Six polyurethane upstream downstream enterprises, including China Polyurethane Industry Association, Wanhua Chemical Group Co., Ltd., Cangzhou Dahua Group Co., Ltd., Jiangsu Lvyuan New Material Co., Ltd., attended the meeting.

China Polyurethane Industry Association said that with China's economy entering the new normal of structural adjustment slowdown in growth, the macro-economic downward pressure in the first half of 2014 was great, the downstream dem of China's MDI was unsatisfactory. In the first quarter, the dem for polymerized MDI showed negative growth, the dem for pure MDI increased only 3%, the total dem basically did not grow. Since April, the government has adopted the "micro stimulus" policy to boost the economy. The MDI dem in the second quarter is slightly better than that in the first quarter, the overall dem growth of MDI in the first half of the year is only about 2%.

in the first half of 2014, the main downstream industries of polyurethane, such as building insulation, automobile, white household appliances, synthetic leather, shoe materials, textile other industries, entered a stable development period, the dem slowed down significantly. As polyurethane raw materials, new production capacity of MDI TDI was put into operation in 2014, which will gradually break the balance of supply dem before 2014. From the price point of view of

, the price of polymerized MDI has dropped by more than 10% on the basis of the price at the beginning of the year, while the price of pure benzene, the key raw material of MDI, has increased by nearly 20% on the basis of the lowest price in the first half of the year, MDI's profit margin has been greatly compressed.

at present, domestic MDI manufacturers have plans to exp production capacity have strong desire to seize the market, but the downstream dem is weak the price is under pressure. Since the beginning of this year, the price of aggregated MDI has fallen continuously, from 18000 yuan at the beginning of the year to 14000 yuan / ton, which has fallen to the production cost of MDI, which is at a historical low. Although the overall dem of pure MDI is relatively stable, the price of pure MDI has also dropped by about 1500 yuan due to the impact of market confidence downturn. At the same time, the price of pure benzene, the key raw material of MDI, continued to rise. In the first half of this year, the price of pure benzene increased by nearly 20% in the first half of this year, approaching the 10000 yuan mark. The production cost of MDI rose sharply, but the product price dropped sharply, the profit margin was seriously squeezed.

Although the

slightly stabilized in June under the micro stimulation of the national macroeconomic policy, the downward trend of the real estate market is still continuing. The real estate market plays a decisive role in the bulk dem of MDI downstream, such as building insulation, pipeline insulation, refrigerator, furniture, so on. At the same time, the light textile, shoe-making, synthetic leather other industries are facing great difficulties, some of them are currently under three years old Therefore, the downstream dem of MDI in the second half of the year is still difficult to be optimistic, basically maintaining the dem level of the same period last year. In the second half of the year,

, the MDI market will also face new production capacity such as Bayer Shanghai's expansion of 150000 tons the commissioning of 600000 tons of new units in Wanhua Yantai, which will exert greater pressure on the market, the situation of China's MDI Market will be more severe in the second half of the year. The

meetings analyzed the main problems faced by the polyurethane industry. Firstly, the large-scale construction of MDI plant with low-cost raw materials in the Middle East may have an impact on China's MDI industry; secondly, as a highly toxic chemical management, TDI has a great impact on the transportation, export downstream market application of products; thirdly, the market order of building insulation needs to be stardized. Experts enterprises attending the meeting of

suggested that the disorderly expansion of MDI TDI capacity should be strictly controlled in the next step. The production capacity of polyurethane raw materials has been seriously surplus: take MDI as an example, in 2014 in the next few years, a large number of new production capacity has been put into production in China its surrounding countries. China has entered the stage of serious excess supply of MDI, the consumption of new production capacity will last for many years. Among polyurethane raw materials, the production capacity of 1,4-butanediol (BDO) adipic acid (AA) industry, which has more serious overcapacity, is far more than the dem many times. The operating rate is only maintained at 30% to 40%, there are still a lot of new capacity under construction, resulting in a large number of invalid investment. The introduction of backward or immature MDI technology of

will pose a threat to national security environmental protection: at present, the enterprises represented by wanhuawei have the leading MDI large-scale manufacturing technology. After years of technical transformation innovation, they have made great progress in energy consumption, production efficiency, integration comprehensive utilization. Some enterprises covet the MDI industry, but the existing manufacturers will not transfer their technology. Some enterprises try to buy the outdated technology that has been eliminated from abroad or some immature not industrialized small-scale technology of some engineering companies. The safety environmental protection level of these technologies is far behind the current production enterprises. It is hoped that the state will consider controlling the approval of new capacity of MDI, reduce the threat of safety environmental protection, avoid problems similar to BDO AA industries, further aggravate the oversupply, promote the healthy orderly development of MDI industry.

in addition, the experts also hope to encourage enterprises to "go out", promote green polyurethane building materials in the field of building thermal insulation, stardize promote the healthy development of polyurethane industry.

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