19 September 2012 09:46 [Source: ICIS news]
The PVC plant was operating at 50% capacity before the shutdown, the source added.
Siping Haohua Chemical was offering its PVC cargoes at yuan (CNY) 6,550/tonne ($1,036/tonne) EXW (ex-works) delivery on 18 September, according to the source.
Spot prices of carbide-based PVC in northeast
The average operating rates of PVC plants in northeast
Producers in northwest
Supply in northeast
While end-users have increased their buying enquiries, overall buying interest remained weak as their sales orders did not improve as expected. Most end-users remained cautious in purchasing feedstock. In general, prices for concluded deals were largely stable.
($1 = CNY6.32)
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