Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC)

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Construction, electronics, and healthcare are just a few of the industries that rely on this flexible yet unbreakable material. Playing a critical role in healthcare through the use of products such as medical tubing and IV bags, polyvinyl chloride (PVC) is indispensable to modern day life, and global production volume amounted to 44.3 million metric tons in 2018. Understanding and engaging with such a significant market requires relevant and trusted data and insight.

With uncertainty around every corner, ICIS exists to provide clarity in complex markets such as PVC’s. This enables our partners to see and seize opportunities the moment they arise. Our network of expert analysts across the globe brings into focus the widest global viewpoint and geographical coverage of polyvinyl chloride (PVC), delivering world-class commodity intelligence. Trusted market data and analytics can transform the way you make decisions.




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