US Demand for Polyvinyl Chloride Resin to Reach 10.0 Billion Pounds in 2022


Cleveland, OH, June 22, 2018 — US demand for polyvinyl chloride (PVC) resin is forecast to total 10.0 billion pounds in 2022, according to Polyvinyl Chloride: United States, a report recently released by Freedonia Focus Reports. Advances will be driven by expansion in building materials production.

Demand for PVC resin in the dominant building and construction market is projected to grow the fastest among discrete segments – 1.4% per annum – through 2022. Increases will be backed by growth in building materials production. Ongoing strength in the US housing sector will fuel window and door sales, vinyl siding sales, and sales of PVC decking and fencing, among others.

These and other key insights are featured in Polyvinyl Chloride: United States. This report forecasts US PVC resin demand and shipments in pounds to 2022. Total demand is segmented by product in terms of:

  • building and construction
  • consumer and institutional
  • packaging
  • electrical and electronic
  • transportation
  • other markets such as furniture and furnishings; industrial goods and machinery; and adhesives, ink, and coatings

To illustrate historical trends, total demand, total shipments, the various segments, and trade are provided in annual series from 2007 to 2017.

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