19 November 2010 17:36 [Source: ICIS news]
HOUSTON (ICIS)--A Mexichem subsidiary restarted production of emulsion polyvinyl chloride (PVC) this week at its plant in ?xml:namespace>
Production of suspension PVC was scheduled to resume on 22 November at the plant of the subsidiary, Mexichem Resinas Colombia.
However, the timeframe for the restart of PVC copolymer production, which suffered the most from the flooding, was not clear, the sources said.
Colombian processors caught with low inventories after the hurricane were asking for resin from
Pequiven is considering the requests after it restarted its PVC plant in mid October, following a 45-day turnaround, and is focused on rebuilding PVC stocks and fulfilling
However, it was too early to establish December pricing, because PVC production was not fully normalised to supply domestic and export requirements, according to the sources.
Pipe-grade PVC prices in
($1 = €0.73)
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