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RusVinyl worldscale PVC plant opens in western Russia

LONDON (ICIS)--A new chapter in the Russian polyvinyl chloride (PVC) market has begun with the official opening of the 330,000 tonne/year RusVinyl project near Kstovo in the Nizhniy Novgorod region of western Russia, joint venture partner Sibur said on Friday.

RusVinyl - a 50/50 joint venture between Sibur and SolVin (a 75/25 JV between Belgium’s Solvay and BASF) – is a worldscale plant which required investment totalling over R60bn (€1.4bn).

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