Upstream costs swell prices

March 2009
ICIS Chemical Business;3/30/2009, Vol. 275 Issue 13, p38
Trade Publication
The article reports on the market performance of European polyvinyl chloride (PVC) as of the first quarter of 2009. It mentions that larger hikes proved impossible to pass through due to fierce competition, plenty of product and buyer resistance. It presents several charts depicting the spot prices including paraxylene, orthoxylene and contract bulk chemical prices.


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