Polyvinyl Chloride Market Overview in Belgium
In value terms, polyvinyl chloride production totaled $ in 2018 estimated in export prices. Overall, polyvinyl chloride production continues to indicate a relatively flat trend pattern. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2017 with an increase of % year-to-year. Over the period under review, polyvinyl chloride production hit record highs at $ in 2013; however, from 2014 to 2018, production failed to regain its momentum.
The revenue of the polyvinyl chloride market in Belgium amounted to $ in 2018, increasing by % against the previous year. This figure reflects the total revenues of producers and importers (excluding logistics costs, retail marketing costs, and retailers' margins, which will be included in the final consumer price). Over the period under review, polyvinyl chloride consumption continues to indicate a relatively flat trend pattern. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2010 when the market value increased by % against the previous year. Over the period under review, the polyvinyl chloride market attained its peak figure level at $ in 2014; however, from 2015 to 2018, consumption failed to regain its momentum.