Debate over PVC suitability unfolds

Cozier, Muriel
June 2004
European Chemical News;6/14/2004, Vol. 80 Issue 2104, p28
Trade Publication
Provides information on the findings of a European Commission report on polyvinyl chloride (PVC) lifecycle assessment. Reaction of the European PVC industry to the report; Complexity of the findings; Highlights of the report.


Related Articles

  • Supply is central to talks.  // ICIS Chemical Business;10/29/2007, Vol. 272 Issue 16, p28 

    The article offers news briefs related to the petroleum chemical industry. Crude prices rose by more than a dollar recently, taking Brent crude on London, England's ICE Futures above $86.00/bbl for the first time. U.S. chlorine output has dropped in September and may continue to fall for several...

  • PRII revives PVC project in Bataan. Tan, Clara // Asian Chemical News;2/23/2004, Vol. 10 Issue 434, p21 

    Reports on the plan of the Philippines Resins Industries Inc. to revive a polyvinyl chloride (PVC) plant in Bataan, Philippines in February 2004. Capacity of the plant; Reason for the delay in the redevelopment of the plant; Source of vinyl chloride monomer feedstock for the PVC plant.

  • Polyvinyl chloride. Kirschner, Mark // ICIS Chemical Business Americas;9/11/2006, Vol. 270 Issue 9, p37 

    The article assesses the market for polyvinyl chloride (PVC) products. An overview of the demand for polyvinyl from 2004 to 2009 is considered. The prices for the products for the 2000-2005 period are highlighted. The usages of PVC homopolymers are described. A forecast on the growth of the...

  • PVC Expansion Project Launched in Zhuzhou.  // China Chemical Reporter;4/16/2005, Vol. 16 Issue 11, p12 

    The article reports that the ceremony for launching the 200000 t/a PVC expansion project was held in Zhuzhou Chemical Industry Group Co. in Hunan Province on March 27, 2005. After the completion of the project, the PVC capacity in the company will reach 300000 t/a and the sales revenue will be...

  • PVC China selling ideas rise after import duties are imposed.  // Asian Chemical News;5/19/2003, Vol. 9 Issue 402, p31 

    Reports that polyvinyl chloride (PVC) selling ideas in China rose in May 2003. Reason behind the rise; Impact of the severe acute respiratory syndrome on PVC industry; Clarification from Chinese PVC producers about operating rates.

  • Sixth PVC conference meets in Amsterdam. Creswell, Sarah // ICIS Chemical Business;10/16/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 39, p42 

    The article provides information on the 6th Global PVC conference in Amsterdam in the Netherlands. The event will take place on 13 and 14 November at The Grand Hotel in Amsterdam. Chaired by Mike Smith of LVM, part of Belgium's Tessenderlo group, the meeting will cover key issues in the vinyls...

  • Producers expect strong Q1 for PVC. Viswanathan, Prema // Asian Chemical News;1/13/2003, Vol. 9 Issue 385, p27 

    Reports on the strong 2003 first quarter for polyvinyl chloride (PVC) prices projected by producers in Asia. Expected increase in PVC prices; Reason that Japanese producers and traders dismissed skepticism over whether the buoyancy could be sustained in a longer term; Top Asian countries that...

  • EU moves to ban PVC products in toys.  // Chemical Market Reporter;05/25/98, Vol. 253 Issue 21, p7 

    Reports that the European Commission has drafted a legislation banning the use of certain polyvinyl chloride plastics in the manufacture of children's toys despite opposition from toy manufacturers in the United States. Impact on the trade relations between the two countries; Loss of trade...

  • PVC makers seek increases as prices begin to move up. Tullo, Alex // Chemical Market Reporter;12/14/98, Vol. 254 Issue 24, p10 

    Reports on developments concerning the polyvinyl chloride (PVC) resins market in the United States as of December 1998. Clash between the PVC industry and environmentalists; Forecasts for the second quarter of 1999; Recovery of the industry following a price hike; Remarks of key industry...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics