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Updated to Q4 2019
Supply of US vinyl chloride during the fourth quarter is expected to decline as the peak construction season draws to a close and production of derivative PVC lowers. Most US VCM is produced and consumed internally and remains in line with PVC supply levels.
Demand for US VCM is expected to decline as the peak demand season for derivative PVC lowers at the close of peak construction season. Most US VCM is consumed internally by PVC, though some is exported through contractual agreements. Even rarer are spot export volumes.
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