13 September 2013 17:26 [Source: ICIS news]
HOUSTON (ICIS)--US polyvinyl chloride (PVC) export prices moved up by 5 cents/lb ($110/tonne, €83/tonne) as producers targeted higher offers on the back of higher feedstock prices and limited availability following scheduled turnarounds at more than one production facility in the US.
Export prices are assessed by ICIS at $955-970/tonne FOB (free on board) US Gulf.
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Traders offered end-September and October loading cargoes to the
However, deals concluded were limited as a number of converters and traders were said to have covered their purchase requirements until mid-October.
US PVC was offered in
Offers made for October-loading deep-sea cargoes were met with limited responses in the Asia Pacific region, according to market participants.
Several Asia buyers expect larger volumes at the end of the year because the annual
($1 = €0.75)
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