Import of PVC to Kazakhstan drop by 5% January-September

01 November 2017 16:37 Source:ICIS News

MOSCOW (MRC)--Imports of unmixed polyvinyl chloride (PVC) into Kazakhstan decreased by 5% year on year in January-September to 41,700 tonnes, according to MRC analysts.

PVC imports into Kazakhstan decreased in September, reaching 3,400 tonnes compared with 7,100 tonnes in August. Total SPVC imports to Kazakhstan reached about 41,700 tonnes in the first nine months of this year, compared to 43,900 tonnes in the same period in 2016.

The main suppliers of PVC to Kazakhstan were Chinese producers, with a share of about 92% of the local market over the stated period.

PVC shipments from Russia have grown significantly, totalling over 3,400 tonnes this year.

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

By Sergey Karaichentsev