16 November 2011 07:37 [Source: ICIS news]
However, this is an 18% decrease from the corresponding period a year earlier, according to the council.
Among the country’s domestic shipments, 50,846 tonnes were of rigid PVC, which is a 6.5% increase from September and a 2% decrease from the year-before period, according to the VEC.
Its output of vinyl chloride monomer (VCM), a feedstock of PVC, rose by 3.1% to 207,771 tonnes in October from the previous month, reflecting strong demand for PVC production, the data showed.
However, this is a 13% decrease from the same period a year earlier, according to the VEC.
The country’s domestic deliveries of VCM for PVC production increased by 2.3% to 124,422 tonnes month on month, but fell by 17% year on year, the data showed.
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