21 July 2008 09:37 [Source: ICIS news]
SHANGHAI (ICIS news)--China’s polyvinyl chloride (PVC) producers have reduced operating rates on tight supply of feedstock due to transportation restrictions on chemicals put in place before the Beijing Olympics, producers said on Monday. ?xml:namespace>
Xuzhou Tiancheng Chemical in Jiangsu province, for instance, had reduced its PVC operating capacity to 30% due to the tight supply of feedstock calcium carbide, said a company source.
“We don’t have offers because we have no inventory here in our company,” the source added.
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Hengyang Kingboard Chemical of
Transport restrictions on chemicals are being put in place between July and September in
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