Burridge, Elaine
May 2007
ICIS Chemical Business;5/21/2007, Vol. 2 Issue 67, p37
Trade Publication
The article offers information about vinyl chloride monomer (VCM). According to the author, more than 98 percent of VCM are used in polyvinyl chloride (PVC) while the rest is consumed in polyvinylidene chloride and chlorinated solvents. The author stated that demand is strong in 2007. The collapse of the U.S. housing market led to exports of VCM to Europe and Asia in late 2006 and early 2007.


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