TITLE

PVC costs to reach their peak

AUTHOR(S)
Wang, Yao
PUB. DATE
June 2007
SOURCE
ICIS Chemical Business;6/18/2007, Vol. 2 Issue 71, p30
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the possible increase in the prices of polyvinyl chloride in Asia in June and July 2007. This is a result of low seasonal operating rates and high production costs, including electricity and reduced supply from China. July offers from major northeast (NE) Asian producers surged to $980 per tonne cost and freight (CFR) NE Asia, $50 to 60 per tonne higher than June settlements of $930 to 940 per tonne CFR NE Asia.
ACCESSION #
25890838

 

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