According to a well-known brand dealer in Guangdong, the current gas price in Guangdong has been as high as RMB6.2/m³, doubling the increase. In addition to the general downturn in the market in November, the unbearable high cost and the uncertain trend of next year, aggravated the kiln stopping in this production area in advance. It is understood that the high gas price makes the current private casting factory brick price reached RMB19/piece. It is estimated that 80% of the production areas in Guangdong have stopped production, and most production lines are expected to stop production by the end of the month.
At the beginning of December, ceramic construction enterprises in Linyi, Shandong Province received notice from relevant departments at higher levels and began to stop production on December 4-5, and then a number of pottery construction enterprises began to stop production. Earlier, including Lianshun, JinCan, Langyu, Kunyu and other ceramic construction enterprises have entered the kiln suspension period, the remaining pottery construction enterprises told within a week will all stop production. And the adjacent Zibo production area will also be in the end of this month into the kiln maintenance period, at present, enterprises have taken the initiative to stop production, and still in the stable operation of ceramic enterprises, also choose to carefully receive orders. Many ceramic construction companies generally believe that the opening time of kiln in 2022 May be after March. The suspension will last two and a half months from the end of December to the middle of March.
The Mosaic industry peaked in October as glass continued to rise in price, and fell back slightly in November. PMI index 50.1 in November, back to the contraction line above the production overheating, glass prices began to rise again. In addition, the sea freight still remains high after the fall, and the large wholesale customers are obviously in a wait-and-see state, waiting for whether the raw materials can fall back after the Chinese New Year before making plans.
Post time: Dec-07-2021