PVC imports into Kazakhstan up by 8% in January-July year on year

29 August 2017 12:04 Source:ICIS News

MOSCOW (MRC)--Imports of unmixed polyvinyl chloride (PVC) into Kazakhstan rose in January-July by 8% year on year to 31,200 tonnes, according to MRC analysts.

PVC imports into Kazakhstan slightly decreased in July, reaching 6,000 tonnes compared with 6,600 tonnes in June.

Total suspension PVC (SPVC) imports to Kazakhstan increased to about 31,200 tonnes in the first seven months of this year, compared to 29,000 tonnes in the same period in 2016.

Due to the geographical position, the main suppliers of PVC to Kazakhstan were Chinese producers, with a share of about 99% of the local market over the stated period.

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

By Sergey Karaichentsev