Kazakhstan’s PVC imports up 3% in January-July

31 August 2016 10:05 Source:ICIS News

MOSCOW (MRC)--Imports of unmixed polyvinyl chloride (PVC) into Kazakhstan increased in the first seven months of 2016 by 3% year on year totalling 28,400 tonnes, according to a MRC report.

There was a slight decrease in shipments of unmixed PVC to Kazakhstan last month, imports dropped to 6,000 tonnes from 6,300 tonnes in June.

In January-July 2016, overall imports of the resin reached 28,400 tonnes, compared to 27,700 tonnes in the same period of 2015.

Due to the geographical component, Chinese producers are the main PVC  suppliers to Kazakhstan, with their share at approximately 99% in the local market during the seven-month period.

MRC, a partner of ICIS, produces polymers news and pricing reports from Russia, Ukraine, Belarus, Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan.

By Sergey Karaichentsev