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PVC production in Russia increased by 4% in January 2017

February 15/2017

MOSCOW (MRC) - Russia"s unmixed polyvinyl chloride (PVC) production reached 78,900 tonnes in January 2017, up 4%  compared with the same time a year earlier. SayanskKhimPlast and RusVinyl showed a significant increase in production, according to MRC ScanPlast report.

January production of unmixed PVC in Russia grew to 78,900 tonnes, compared with 75,700 tonnes in January 2016 and 84,000 tonnes in December 2016. The main increase in PVC output provided SayanskKhimPlast and RusVinyl, while Kaustik Volgograd on the contrary decreased production. Total PVC production in Russia reached 785,500 tonnes in 2016.

The structure of PVC production by plants looked the following way over the stated period.


RusVinyl (joint venture of SIBUR and SolVin) produced about 25,300 tonnes of PVC in January, with about 2,000 tonnes of which accounted for emulsion polyvinyl chloride (EPVC), compared to 30,500 tonnes a month earlier. RusVinyl"s total PVC production reached 305,500 tonnes over twelve months of 2016, whereas this figure was 237,3000 tonnes a year earlier.

SayanskKhimPlast last month kept sufficiently high level of capacity utilisation, with January PVC production reached 23,000 tonnes, while last year"s January and December level reached 21,700 tonnes and 23,000 tonnes, respectively. The Sayansk plant managed to produce only 142,800 tonnes of PVC in 2016, compared to 208,500 tonnes a year earlier due to the forced shutdown in February-July.

Bashkir Soda Company produced more than 22,700 tonnes of SPVC in January, compared with 22,400 tonnes in January 2016 and 22,700 tonnes in December 2016. Total SPVC production at Bashkir Soda Company in 2016 was 248,700 tonnes.

Kaustik (Volgograd) in January slightly decreased production, reaching about 8,000 tonnes in SPVC, compared with 8,200 tonnes in January 2016 and 8,100 tonnes in December 2016. Total PVC production at Kaustik (Volgograd) in 2016 reached 88,500 tonnes.


mrcplast.com
Author:Anna Larionova
Tags:PVC, EPVC, SPVC, Bashkir Soda Company, Kaustik Volgograd, Rusvinyl, SayanskKhimPlast, Russia.
Category:General News
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