07 December 2010 02:38 [Source: ICIS news]
This was a 0.7% decrease from the same time a year before, according to the industry association.
Among different resins, the production of epoxy resin showed the highest month-on-month increase of 12% to 16,396 tonnes, but a decrease of 0.8% year on year, based on JPIF’s official data.
The production of fluorine resin fell by 23% from the previous month to 2,257 tonnes, the largest decrease among all resins, but an increase of 38% year on year, the data showed.
“If you look at the long-term trend [of
“After March, because [the plants’] scheduled maintenance took place one after another, [monthly production] remained at around 1m tonnes all the way [through October],” he added.
“From October, it looks like production started to increase,” Suzuki said.
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