Ukrainian manufacturer Karpatneftekhim (group Lukoil) continues to increase the volume of production of PVC. In September, the total volume of resin production was 15.4 million tons. In general, over the last three months of this year, the company produced 43.5 million tons of PVC. In less than five months of total production exceeded the level of 53.6 million tons. In October, the expected further growth in the production of PVC in Ukraine. Karpatneftekhim plans to reach full capacity of 300 thousand tons by the end of the year.
Together with the volume of production and exports are growing. In the last two months of export shipments of Ukrainian PVC exceed 10 tons. Unfavorable situation on foreign markets and transport problems, in particular, for deliveries to Russia several constrain export sales. However, the management company plans to increase export sales to levels: 150 thousand tons in Russia, 20 tons — in Eastern Europe, and 30 thousand tons — in Turkey.
The investments in the PVC production complex Karpatneftehima was $ 234 million The company also plans to begin production of PVC-C. "LUKOIL" has already invested in "Karpatneftekhim" more than $ 500 million previously President of NC Alekperov said the company plans to invest in the development of existing production enterprises and creation of capacities for the production of PVC another $ 500 million