07 September 2012 10:45 [Source: ICIS news]
Domestic shipments of VAM for the production of polyvinyl alcohol (PVOH) for July fell by 21% year on year to 27,059 tonnes, while those for the manufacture of adhesives declined by 6% to 3,245 tonnes, according to the Sakubi POVAL Kogyokai (VAM PVOH industry association).
Meanwhile, the country’s PVOH output fell by 22% year on year to 14,394 tonnes in July, the data showed.
Domestic shipments of PVOH for vinylon fibres fell by 2% to 6,389 tonnes in July. PVOH shipments for adhesives, on the other hand, increased 22% year on year to 2,085 tonnes, according to the association.
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