PVC production in Russia up by 3% in January-November

Author: Sergey Karaichentsev


MOSCOW (MRC)--Russia’s overall production of polyvinyl chloride (PVC) reached 893,600 tonnes in the first eleven months of 2019, up by 3% year on year, according to MRC’s ScanPlast report.

November total production of unmixed PVC was about 84,600 tonnes versus 88,500 tonnes a month earlier, SayanskKhimPlast and Kaustik Volgograd decreased their capacity utilisation last month.

RusVinyl produced about 30,200 tonnes of PVC in November compared to 29,500 tonnes a month earlier.

SayanskKhimPlast produced 25,600 tonnes of suspension PVC (SPVC) last month, whereas this figure was 27,800 tonnes in October.

Baskhir Soda Company produced about 23,000 tonnes of SPVC in November versus 23,800 tonnes a month earlier.

Kaustik produced about 5,800 tonnes of SPVC in November, compared with 7,400 tonnes in October.

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