PVC Imports Into Kazakhstan Rises 8% In January-May

Forecast for Kazakhstan's growth in 2017 increased from 2.4% to 3.7%

Imports of unmixed polyvinyl chloride (PVC) into Kazakhstan slightly exceeded 18,000 tonnes in January-May 2017, up 8%  compared with the same time a year earlier, according to MRC analysts.

May unmixed PVC imports into Kazakhstan grew to 4,600 tonnes from 3,900 tonnes a month earlier.

Total PVC imports into Kazakhstan exceeded 18,000 tonnes in January-May, compared with 16,700 tonnes during the same period a year earlier.

The main suppliers of PVC in the local market were producers from China, with their share more than 99% from the total PVC imports into the country.