Worldwide demand for PVC is largely determined by construction activities. In recent years, manufacturing of PVC products has experienced rapid growth and generated significant wealth for investors and entrepreneurs as it remains one of the fastest growing sectors of India and around the world.

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In India, demand for PVC is driven by the agriculture and construction sector. PVC pipes for irrigation and water distribution account for a bulk of the national PVC demand. Demand for PVC in India is huge and increasing at an annual growth rate of 7.25% from fiscal year 2011-12 to 2016-17 whereas production is frail. India is highly dependent on PVC import for fulfilling its imbalance between production and demand. Demand of PVC will be in healthy double digits from fiscal year 2017-18 to 2021-22 which will force more PVC to be imported.

RIL, Finolex, Chemplast, DCW, Shriram and Vivanta are the major producers of PVC resin and related products in India.

Global demand for polymers has reached around 260 MMTPA in the fiscal year 2017-18 and the share of PVC in total polymer consumption is about 18%.

Asia Pacific is the largest market for PVC, accounting for more than 50% of the global PVC market. Europe is the second largest market for PVC, followed by North America. China is currently the largest player in the global vinyls market, holding the largest capacity, output, and demand. As the construction industry plays a key role in the PVC market, demand for PVC is closely aligned to economic development.

In recent years, the stronger PVC consumption has been concentrated in the developing economies in Asia, such as China, India, Vietnam, and Indonesia. The common drivers of consumption tend to be a large population base with a stable political climate that still needs considerable spending on infrastructure. Northeast Asia is expected to remain the largest regional market. China will remain the largest consumer and producer of PVC in the world for the foreseeable future.

  •  Introduction to Global and Indian trends in PVC production and demand
  •  Domestic installed capacity, production, import, export and demand
  •  Major PVC Producers in India
  •  PVC Company Wise Capacity in India
  •  Planned Projects and Capacity expansions
  •  The Indian PVC market size and market share
  •  VC Demand by Sector and PVC Demand Forecast
  •  Indian PVC Installed Production Capacity and Forecast by Company
  •  Prominent Production Technology Licensors
  •  Industrial Manufacturing Process
  •  PVC Prices in India
  •  Applications and use in diverse sectors
  •  PVC Trade in India - Indian PVC Demand, Production, Imports/ Exports and Forecasts (2016-17 to 2021-22)
  •  Market Dynamics of PVC

Table of Contents

  1. Executive Summary
  2. Chapter 1: Introduction
    •  Global Scenario
    •  Ethylene dichloride (EDC) and Vinyl chloride Monomer (VCM)
    •  Polyvinyl Chloride
    •  Indian Scenario
    •  EDC and VCM
    •  Polyvinyl Chloride
    •  Indian Polyvinyl Chloride market dynamics
  3. Chapter 2: Polyvinyl Chloride supply in India
    •  Polyvinyl Chloride Producers in India
    •  Reliance Industries Limited (RIL)
    •  Finolex Industries Ltd
    •  Chemplast Sanmar
    •  DCW
    •  DCM Shriram Consolidated Ltd (DSCL)
    •  Polyvinyl Chloride Supply (2011-16)
    •  Polyvinyl Chloride Supply Forecast (2016-21)
  4. Chapter 3: Indian Polyvinyl Chloride Market and Demand
    •  The Indian Polyvinyl Chloride Market Size
    •  Polyvinyl Chloride Demand by End-Use
    •  Polyvinyl Chloride Demand Forecast
  5. Chapter 4: Indian Polyvinyl Chloride Production Capacity
    •  Indian Polyvinyl Chloride Installed Production Capacity and Forecast by Company
    •  Indian Polyvinyl Chloride planned projects
    •  Reliance Industries Ltd
    •  Chemplast
    •  DCW
    •  Polyvinyl Chloride technology and production process
    •  Indian Polyvinyl Chloride Industry market share
  6. Chapter 5: Polyvinyl Chloride Prices in India
  7. Chapter 6: Polyvinyl Chloride Trade in India
    •  Global Polyvinyl Chloride Trade
    •  Indian Polyvinyl Chloride Demand, Production, Imports and Exports
    •  Indian Polyvinyl Chloride Forecasts (2016-21)
  8. List of Tables
    •  Table 1.1: Global Polymers consumption (PE, PP, PVC, PS, ABS, PET and PC) in 2016-17
    •  Table 1.2: Global PE, PP, PVC, Ethylene and Propylene demand (2014-2016)
    •  Table 1.3: Indian EDC and VCM Capacity, Production, Import and Demand (2013-2016)
    •  Table 2.1: RIL polymer production (PP, PE and PVC, FY 2015 and FY 2016)
    •  Table 2.2: Polyvinyl Chloride Capacity, Production, Import, Export and Demand (KTPA, 2011-16)
    •  Table 2.3: Poly vinyl Chloride Capacity, Production and Demand (KTPA, 2016-21)
    •  Table 3.1: Poly vinyl Chloride End Use Consumption by sector (2014-15 and 2015-16)
    •  Table 3.2: PVC Capacity, Production and Consumption forecast (2016-21)
    •  Table 4.1: PVC current capacity and projected capacity addition by companies (2016-21)
    •  Table 4.2: Domestic PVC Market Share (in KTA, 2016-17)
    •  Table 5.1: Polyvinyl Chloride prices in Rs/MT (2012-17)
    •  Table 6.1: PVC capacity, production, demand, Imports and Exports (KTPA, 2011-16)
    •  Table 6.2: Polyvinyl Chloride Demand, Production, Imports and Exports Forecast (KTPA, 2016-21)
  9. List of Figures
    •  Figure 1.1: Global Polymers consumption share in 2016
    •  Figure 1.2: Global PVC, Polyethylene and Polypropylene demand (2014-16, in MMT)
    •  Figure 1.3: Share of Global installed PVC production capacity by region in 2016
    •  Figure 1.4: Production capacities of the world's largest PVC producers
    •  Figure 1.5: Global PVC consumption by region in 2016-17
    •  Figure 1.6: Global PVC consumption by end-use in 2016-17
    •  Figure 2.1: Polyvinyl Chloride production and demand in India (2011-16, in KT)
    •  Figure 2.2: Poly vinyl Chloride installed capacity growth in India
    •  Figure 2.3: Overall operating rate of Indian PVC capacity
    •  Figure 2.4: Poly vinyl Chloride production and demand in India (2016-21, in KT)
    •  Figure 3.1: Poly vinyl Chloride End Use Consumption by Sector (2015-16)
    •  Figure 4.1: PVC current capacity and projected capacity addition by companies (2016-21)
    •  Figure 4.2: Domestic PVC Market Share (in KTA, 2016-17)
    •  Figure 5.1: PVC price in India (in Rs/MT, 2012-17)
    •  Figure 6.1: Region wise share of global installed PVC capacity
    •  Figure 6.2: Region wise share of global PVC demand with export and import
    •  Figure 6.3: Polyvinyl Chloride Capacity and demand in India (2011-16, in KT)
    •  Figure 6.4: Indian Polyvinyl Chloride Imports and demand (KT, 2011-16)
    •  Figure 6.5: Polyvinyl Chloride capacity and demand in India (KT, 2016-21)
    •  Figure 6.6: Indian Polyvinyl Chloride Imports and demand (KT, 2016-21)

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