Polyvinyl Chloride Prices
Current Prices, Historical Series and Forecasts in Several Countries
Chart Description. Intratec provides Polyvinyl Chloride prices in several countries, as follows:
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About Polyvinyl Chloride. Polyvinyl Chloride (a.k.a. PVC) is the third most commonly produced synthetic polymer, after PE and PP. It is a white, brittle solid and it comes in two basic forms: rigid (RPVC) and flexible. It can be compounded for a wide range of properties which allows for a broad range of applications.
Chemical Formula. (CH3Cl)x
Commercial Grades. Granules; paste
Uses. As one of the largest commodity thermoplastic produced, Polyvinyl Chloride is in fact a global product, used in a broad range of applications due to its versatility: it can be compounded for a wide range of properties. The main application areas of this polymer are listed next: construction (e.g. pipe and tubing, siding, windows and doors, flooring), consumer goods (e.g. bottles; balls; toys; plastic gloves), packing, electrical fittings, wire and cable coatings; home furnishing and transportation.
- Vinyl chloride (suspension polymerization)
- Vinyl chloride (bulk polymerization)
- Vinyl chloride (emulsion polymerization)
To know more about Polyvinyl Chloride production processes, click here.
Methodology. The pricing data presented are, if not otherwise indicated, volume-weighted average transaction prices including contract and spot transactions in the locations specified. The information provided is obtained from gathering and refining of trade data officially reported for the respective countries (i.e., governmental agencies, institutions related to foreign trade and industry publications). For further details check our Methodology.
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