17 June 2011 23:43 [Source: ICIS news]
However, production of basic chemical products fell by 0.3% in May, said
Production of industrial gases was down 0.3%, the group said.
Production of plastic raw materials and synthetic rubber rose by 1.3% in May.
Agrochemicals production was down by 2.6% in May, while production of pharmaceutical products was up by 10.8%.
Production of detergents, soaps and personal products increased in May by 2.8% year on year.
Meanwhile, plastic products and rubber tyres production grew by 6.3% in May. Rubber tyre production led the segment with a 9.8% increase.
May production of plastic products grew by 5.7% year on year, INDEC said.
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