China’s Nov petrochemical outputs increase steadily year on year

16 December 2011 10:01  [Source: ICIS news]

SHANGHAI (ICIS)--China’s petrochemical output grew steadily in November with benzene, acetic acid and methanol increasing by 36.5%, 22.5% and 19.3% year on year respectively, according to data from China Petroleum and Chemical Industry Federation (CPCIF) on Friday.

Crude processing output reached 37.87m tonnes in November, increasing by 3.2% year on year while its total output during January to November was 408m tonnes, up 5.3% year on year, according to the CPCIF data.

Ethylene output in November reached 1.32m tonnes, a 1.9% year-on-year increase and total output from January to November showed 13.96m tonnes, an increase of 7.4% year on year.

Benzene output showed a large year on year increase of 36.5% to 666,000 tonnes in November while total output reached 5.96m tonnes from January to November, the data showed. 

Products

Nov-2011

Jan-Nov 2011

Output (‘000

% change*YOY

Output (‘000 tonnes)

% change*YOY

tonnes)

Crude

16,462

-6.4

186,701

0.6

Crude processing

37,870

3.2

408,493

5.3

Natural Gas

9.05(bn cbm)

7.7

93(bn cbm)

7.1

Gasoline

6,899

6

73,787

6.0

Diesel

14,132

1.7

152,185

5.9

Naphtha

2,084

2.9

22,392

-0.9

Ethylene

1,317

1.9

13,958

7.4

Benzene

666

36.5

5,963

20

PE

896

1.4

9,243

2.3

PP

849

8

8,681

6.6

Methanol

1,720

19.3

19,110

32

Acetic acid

387

22.5

3,871

10.1

PVC

1,117

7.9

11,734

12.1

Polyester

1,015

23.9

10,818

14

Fertilizer

5,001

9.8

55,608

11.6

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 


By: Dolly Wu
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