China's September PVC imports up 4%, exports fall 18%

Author: Jonathan Chou


SINGAPORE (ICIS)--China’s polyvinyl chloride (PVC) imports rose by 4% month on month to 69,372 tonnes in September.

On the exports front, China’s shipments of PVC abroad fell by 18% month on month to 41,688 tonnes, according to the latest China Customs data.

PVC is used for applications including pipes and profiles, in the automobile industry and for medical devices. Around 80% of Chinese PVC production is carbide-based.