China’s exports of uncompounded PVC in March 2021 hit a monthly record of 235,000 tons, with volume for the first quarter, 520,000 tons, up 233% from the same period in 2020.Continue reading
Lower imports into China were evident in the slowdown in trade within the Asia-Pacific region in 2018.Continue reading
Following the highest volume ever recorded on China’s imports of virgin commodity polymers, in March 2015, imports eased in April but set another record for that month. Continue reading
Prominent trends year to date included: reduced intra-regional trade in Asia-Pacific and lower imports into the region from North America and Western Europe but higher volumes from Latin America; a continued downward trend for exports from North America.