27 April 2012 12:32 [Source: ICIS news]
This was a 25% increase over the same period a year earlier, according to METI.
Among these derivative products, exports of low-density polyethylene (LDPE) increased 40% to 19,955 tonnes in March from the previous month, but were down by 7.5% compared with the same month in 2011, according to METI.
However, exports of high-density polyethylene (HDPE) rose 12% to 19,512 tonnes in March from February, and had also increased 12% from the year-before period, based on the official data.
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