Russian producers of PVC kept a high level of capacity utilization in January

According to a survey by Market Report analytical company, Russian manufacturers maintain a high level of capacity utilization for the production of unmixed polyvinyl chloride (PVC). In January the average level of capacity utilization exceeded 93% and the total production volume amounted to 87.76 thousand tons.

In general, by the end of 2018, the total PVC production reached a level of 958.6 thousand tons against 906.2 thousand tons a year earlier.

The volumes of export supplies of suspension PVC are also increased - in January there were exported 18 thousand tons of PVC. Indian and Belarusian companies remain the main importers of Russian resin.