Kazakhstan’s PVC imports up 10% in January-June

01 August 2017 10:54 Source:ICIS News

MOSCOW (MRC)--Unmixed polyvinyl chloride (PVC) imports into Kazakhstan rose in January-June by 10% year on year to 25,200 tonnes, according to a report by MRC analysts on Tuesday.

PVC imports into KazIn June, imports of unmixed PVC into Kazakhstan grew to 6,600 tonnes, up from 4,500 tonnes a month earlier.

January-June overall imports of PVC reached 25,200 tonnes, up from 23,000 tonnes in the same six-month period of 2016.

Due to Kazakhstan’s geographical position, the country’s main suppliers of PVC were Chinese producers, whose share of the Kazakh market stood at 99% during the reported period.

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

By Sergey Karaichentsev