Belarus PVC imports up 11% in January-June

21 August 2018 14:26 Source:ICIS News

MOSCOW (MRC)--Imports of polyvinyl chloride (PVC) into Belarus rose in the first half of 2018 by 11% year on year to about 17,000 tonnes, according to MRC’s DataScope report.

According to the Statistical Committee of the Republic of Belarus, local converters slightly reduced their purchasing of PVC in June 2018, overall imports totalled 2,900 tonnes, compared to 3,200 tonnes a month earlier.

Russian producers, with a market share of about 89% of the Belarusian market, were the key suppliers of resin to the country during the six-month period.

Producers from Ukraine and Germany were the second and third largest suppliers, respectively.

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

By Sergey Karaichentsev