Russia’s Bashkir Soda shuts PVC production

Author: Sergey Karaichentsev

2019/07/17

MOSCOW (MRC)--Bashkir Soda Company has shut down its polyvinyl chloride (PVC) production for a two-week scheduled turnaround, according to an MRC’s Price report.

A source at the company said PVC production had been taken offline on 15 July.

The plant’s production capacity stands at 240,000 tonnes/year.

Another Russian PVC producer, SayanskKhimPlast, also shut its production for a 30-day turnaround last week.

SayanskKhimPlast’s PVC capacity stands at 350,000 tonnes/year.

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