25 April 2012 09:15 [Source: ICIS news]
(recasts throughout, for clarity; reference to co-PP was removed in paragraph 3)
China Customs data showed the country’s PP imports totalled 407,200 tonnes last month, representing a 13.4% decline from February and a 7.27% fall from the same period last year.
Import volumes of homo-PP in March slipped by 6.5% year on year to 317,100 tonnes.
Its HDPE imports totalled 306,400 tonnes, while it took in 121,300 tonnes tonnes of LDPE and 198,500 tonnes of LLDPE in March.
On a year-on-year basis, March HDPE imports declined 14.2%, while LDPE and LLDPE imports were down 2.3% and 15.5%, respectively, China Customs data showed.
Some downstream producers in
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