Global Vinyl Chloride (VCM) Market to Record Moderate Growth Rate in the Upcoming Years, Says Merchant Research & Consulting in its Topical Study

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Topical research study “Vinyl Chloride (VCM): 2014 World Market Outlook and Forecast up to 2018” elaborated by Merchant Research & Consulting Ltd is now available at According to the report, the world VCM market is anticipated to post moderate growth through 2018.

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The polyvinyl chloride (PVC) was the main application for vinyl chloride (VCM) in 2013, accounting for 97% of the world consumption. Today, the VCM market is heavily dependent on the construction segment, which is the largest end use-sector of PVC.

The world market for VCM witnessed unstable demand during the past years, given the high feedstock material prices and the crisis in the construction segment. However, at present the demand is stabilizing due to the increase of VCM consumption in China, the Eastern Europe and the Middle East.

The world VCM market is slated to record moderate increase with a single digit growth rate in the years ahead. Asia is currently the largest VCM consumer, holding a 50% share of the overall demand. North America and Europe are the other largest material consumers. The market for VCM in developing countries demonstrates high growth rates, owing to the higher PVC demand due to the active infrastructure development. The PVC demand is still the main factor, driving the VCM market growth.

The US is dominating the VCM market in terms of output, due to the ongoing technological developments and lower feedstock prices. China is the world’s second biggest VCM producer.

Topical research study “Vinyl Chloride (VCM): 2014 World Market Outlook and Forecast up to 2018” elaborated by Merchant Research & Consulting Ltd is now available at

Report Details:

Title: Vinyl Chloride (VCM): 2014 World Market Outlook and Forecast up to 2018
Published: September, 2014
Pages: 250
Price: US$ 4,500.00

The in-demand research report gives an insight into the VCM market landscape and analyzes the market performance across the main geographical regions. The historical background of the VCM market and its present situation are overviewed in the study. It includes detailed product profile, describes VCM properties, main applications and the production process. Furthermore, the topical report enlists the leading VCM manufacturers and provides wealth of unique information on their production technologies, specification, business segmentation, capacity and main facilities. Besides, statistics on the VCM demand, consumption, capacity and world trade can be found in the study as well. It traces the latest pricing trends, unveils data on import and export volumes, describes the downstream markets and reviews the recent projects within the VCM market. In addition, the report contains a thorough examination of the global VCM market future prospects through 2018.

Reasons to Buy:

  •     Get an access to detailed data on the VCM market performance by key geographical areas.
  •     Evaluate investment opportunities and improve business planning.
  •     Get a look at the statistics on the VCM consumption, demand, production, prices and trade.
  •     All-round analysis of the downstream markets helps to better understand the consumers’ businesses.
  •     An access to the profound market investigation and extensive future forecasts through 2018 help to improve footprint within the market.

More topical reports by the publisher can be found at Merchant Research & Consulting page.

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