27 July 2011 11:53 [Source: ICIS news]
SINGAPORE (ICIS)--PVC Malaysia is operating its 150,000 tonne/year polyvinyl chloride (PVC) plant at Kerteh in Terengganu at 20-30% because of a shortage in feedstock vinyl chloride (monomer) (VCM), a company source said on Wednesday.
The producer shut the 400,000 tonne/year VCM unit last week because of a production issue, the source said. The unit is located at the same site.
As a result, the export volumes of PVC are limited as the company is giving priority to the domestic market, the source added.
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