Polyvinyl Chloride Market Overview in Portugal
In value terms, polyvinyl chloride production amounted to $ in 2018 estimated in export prices. Over the period under review, polyvinyl chloride production, however, continues to indicate a relatively flat trend pattern. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2013 when production volume increased by % y-o-y. In that year, polyvinyl chloride production attained its peak level of $. From 2014 to 2018, polyvinyl chloride production growth failed to regain its momentum.
The revenue of the polyvinyl chloride market in Portugal amounted to $ in 2018, lowering 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). Overall, polyvinyl chloride consumption continues to indicate an abrupt shrinkage. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2013 with an increase of % year-to-year. Over the period under review, the polyvinyl chloride market attained its maximum level at $ in 2007; however, from 2008 to 2018, consumption stood at a somewhat lower figure.