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US 1Q PVC scrap exports up 6.2%
HOUSTON, May 25, 2016 (PCW) -- US exports of PVC scrap totaled 52,462 mt in 1Q, up 6.2% from a year earlier, the latest Census Bureau data show.
PVC scrap exports during 2015 totaled 211,529 mt, valued at $72.2 million. This was down from 252,247 mt valued at $102.4 million in 2014.
The US exported 24,559 mt to China in 1Q, 46.8% of the quarterly total, but down 9.7% from 1Q 2015. -- Xavier A. Cronin