Stay abreast of the regional Polyvinyl chloride markets that matter to you.
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Updated to Q2 2020
Supply of PVC in India is expected to remain high in Q2 2020, as pipe processing facilities have come to a complete stop in India amid a lockdown imposed by the government to curb the spread of the coronavirus. Supply is expected to be limited in the Middle East, as a major domestic producer is expected to reduce operating rates.
Demand is not expected to improve in India and the Middle East in Q2 2020, as the economic slowdown, as well as lockdowns and curfews imposed on both regions, continue to curb trade. With the peak season before the onset of the monsoon season in India not expected to materialise and construction activity in the Middle East to slow, demand for the resin should be lacklustre for the quarter.
We offer the following regional Polyvinyl chloride coverage to keep you informed of factors and developments affecting prices in the Middle East-South Asia Polyvinyl chloride marketplace.
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PVC is produced from the polymerisation of Vinyl Chloride Monomer (VCM). It is a versatile thermoplastic with a wide range of uses including pipes & fittings, profiles, cables, flooring, films & sheets
ICIS publishes a weekly report for South Asia and Middle East polyvinyl chloride (PVC) and quotes spot prices on a cost & freight (CFR) basis for four different regions: the Gulf Cooperation Council, Pakistan, India and East Mediterranean.
We work as a global team covering PVC markets.
Since prices and sentiment, in the Asia and Middle East market influence the middle East markets, coverage of the latest monthly price announcements in Asia is also covered in the report.
We also offer our subscribers the most recent and detailed updates on discussions for cargoes of different origins in the South Asia and Middle East markets.
Since we talk to all the major players who produce, buy and sell PVC, ICIS builds up a comprehensive and un-biased view of the market.
Our report is extremely useful to our customers, who are looking for a reliable and independent benchmark for spot transactions.
ICIS collects pricing data on a wide range of chemical, energy and fertilizer products, including Polyvinyl chloride. Our extensive experience in price reporting means we can offer you access to historical data dating back more than 20 years for certain commodities.
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