Ethylene Dichloride (EDC) Methodology

Ethylene dichloride (EDC)

  • In India EDC is majorly imported on Dahej and Mumbai ports. Kandla, Mundra and Cochin are the other ports where EDC is being imported but not in huge quantity

  • Nearly 20 million tons of EDC is produced in the United States, Western Europe and Japan.

  • For daily price, we follow the same procedure as mentioned above in the Daily Pricing methodology.

  • Our team regularly communicates with the key participants for international price.

  • Here we ask the key participants to bid their prices. We make sure that all the entities submit the relevant documents to make the price assessment more relevant and appropriate.

  • Our team analyse these prices on several factors. Here market dimensions are studied well. Company rationale, traders documents, current market scenario, last week’s assessed prices, order sizes, quantity details, traded quantity, ordered quantity, delivery information are some of the key factors taken into consideration.

  • About 95% of ethylene dichloride (EDC) is being used in the manufacture of vinyl chloride monomer (VCM), nearly all of which goes into polyvinyl chloride (PVC), EDC demand, supply and balances are influenced by the PVC market.

  • In India EDC is majorly imported from United State and Germany. Indonesia, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and Korea are the other countries from where EDC is imported in lesser quantity.

  • Later a comparative analysis is being carried out for all the prices. In the end, price which is more suitable and prompt is decided. Inference of this analysis is published in our market report as international price.

  • This assessed information is then published in our weekly report.

  • For CFR India, cost and freight is included. For FOB the prices does not include the shipping charges.

  • FOB (Freight on Board) prices is generally taken or the material being imported from Korea.

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