27 January 2012 23:22 [Source: ICIS news]
HOUSTON (ICIS)--Latin American polyvinyl chloride (PVC) markets are projected to continue firming in February on rising production costs and snug supply, sources said on Friday.
Talk of price increases for next month surfaced in domestic markets in ?xml:namespace>
The largest proposed increase was heard in
Prices rose in most Latin American countries in early January and remained steady the rest of the month. The exception is
PVC supplies from US and Asian suppliers are tight, with some sources noting close to sold-out positions for February. A seller in Asia said that if ethylene continues to be tight in the
Resin demand is seasonally healthy throughout the region, and rising in
Domestic prices for pipe-grade PVC in
($1 = €0.76)
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