24.09.2022
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European PVC in October rose in price for the CIS countries by EUR60 per ton or more

MOSCOW (MRC) — Sabic, the largest Saudi petrochemical company, has launched a new polypropylene (PP) compounding line in Genk, Belgium, the company said. The line is an addition to the Sabic compounding plant, which began operation in 2010, with a capacity of 110,000 tons of polypropylene compound per year. The exact capacity of the new […]

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Ukrainian PVC imports decreased in January-September by 23%, exports increased by 17%

MOSCOW (MRC) – According to the results of nine months of this year, imports of suspension polyvinyl chloride (PVC-C) to Ukraine decreased by 23% compared to the same period in 2020 and amounted to 20.8 thousand tons. Export sales of Ukrainian PVC increased by 17% compared to last year, including due to record high prices […]

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Volgograd "Caustic" resumed PVC production

MOSCOW (MRC) — Volgograd-based Kaustika, Russia’s fourth-largest polyvinyl chloride (PVC) producer, has resumed production after a scheduled overhaul shutdown, according to ICIS-MRC Price Review.According to a representative of the enterprise, PVC production started on October 12 after scheduled repairs. The production downtime was short and took 21 days. The annual production capacity is 90 thousand […]

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PVC production in Russia grew by 4% in January

MOSCOW (MRC) – In the first nine months of this year, the total volume of production of unmixed polyvinyl chloride (PVC) amounted to 746.7 thousand tons, which is 4% more than the same indicator a year earlier. All manufacturers showed growth in production volumes, according to MRC’s ScanPlast review. In September, the total output of […]

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Kazanorgsintez resumed production of polyethylene

MOSCOW (MRC) — Kazanorgsintez (KOS, part of TAIF Group) has fully resumed the operation of its polyethylene (PE) production facilities after a shutdown for scheduled preventive maintenance, according to ICIS-MRC Price Review. According to the customers of the enterprise, by October 11, KOS fully resumed the production of high-pressure polyethylene (LDPE) and low-pressure polyethylene (HDPE) […]

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Stavrolen stops the production of polyethylene

MOSCOW (MRC) — Stavrolen, a major polyolefin producer in Russia, has begun a series of shutdowns to repair low-density polyethylene (HDPE) facilities, according to ICIS-MRC Price Review.According to the company’s customers, on October 12, Stavrolen began a sequential shutdown of HDPE capacities for scheduled preventive maintenance. The idle capacity will be quite long and will […]

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Ukrainian imports of polyethylene decreased in January

MOSCOW (MRC) — The Amur Gas Chemical Complex (AGCC, part of SIBUR Holding) has completed the installation of a second C3-Splitter ethylene pyrolysis column 111.6 meters high, which is approximately the height of a 37-story building, the company’s press office said. The installed pyrolysis column is now the tallest equipment at the construction site of […]

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Ukrainian imports of polypropylene decreased by 2% in January

MOSCOW (MRC) — The Amur Gas Chemical Complex (AGCC, part of SIBUR Holding) has completed the installation of a second C3-Splitter ethylene pyrolysis column 111.6 meters high, which is approximately the height of a 37-story building, the company’s press office said. The installed pyrolysis column is now the tallest equipment at the construction site of […]

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European polypropylene has risen in price in October by EUR10-50 per ton for the markets of the CIS countries

MOSCOW (MRC) — European spot market prices for plasticizers were flat last week for all grades as supply remained tight and stable across all grades, ICIS said. Spot prices for diisononyl phthalate (DINP) were EUR1,900–2,400 per ton, FD NWE. Spot prices for di-propylheptyl phthalate (DPHP) are EUR1 850–2 150 per ton, FD NWE, and spot […]

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Poliom resumed production of polypropylene

MOSCOW (MRC) — The merger of the assets of SIBUR and TAIF will be completed no earlier than the second quarter of 2022, Interfax reports, citing Leonid Mikhelson, the main shareholder of the petrochemical holding, as saying. According to him, the discussion of SIBUR’s IPO, which recently included TAIF’s assets, is possible not earlier than […]

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