18 March 2009 11:36 [Source: ICIS news]
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Domestically, shipments of PVC for the manufacture of flexible PVC saw the largest decline – 34.7% – and totalled 17,590 tonnes year on year, according to the association.
However, exports of PVC increased 2.8% to 53,961 tonnes, the association said.
This was, however, a 1.9% decrease from the previous month.
Domestic shipments of VCM for the production of PVC were down 29.2% to 118,997 tonnes compared with the year before, the association said.
Japan's exports of VCM in February more than doubled to 110,002 tonnes year on year, the association said.
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