PVC producers look to pass on ethylene price hikes

Bains, Elizabeth
June 2007
ICIS Chemical Business;6/11/2007, Vol. 2 Issue 70, p42
Trade Publication
The article reports on the increase in ethylene prices being targeted by polyvinyl chloride (PVC) producers in Europe for June 2007. It says that the availability of vinyl chloride monomer (VCM) has become increasingly tight in the continent as several producers have carried out planned maintenance stoppages. Also noted is that unscheduled production outages during the last weeks of May 2007 have affected the European vinyls chain.


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