25 July 2012 14:17 [Source: ICIS news]
Domestic shipments of VAM for the production of EVA increased 39% to 8,574 tonnes in June from the same month a year before, according to data from the Sakubi Poval Kogyokai (VAM PVOH Industry Association).
Exports of VAM increased 83% year on year to 950 tonnes, the data showed.
The country’s production of polyvinyl alcohol (PVOH), meanwhile, rose 6% to 19,983 tonnes in June from the year-ago period, according to the association.
Domestic shipments of PVOH for vinylon fibres decreased 17% year on year to 5,649 tonnes in June, while shipments for adhesives increased 2% to 2,041 tonnes.
Exports of PVOH rose 11% year on year to 6,959 tonnes in June, the data showed.
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