23 May 2012 11:00 [Source: ICIS news]
This was a 6.9% decline from the same period a year earlier, according to the Japan Polypropylene Film Industry Association.
The country’s exports of oriented PP film fell by 15% to 282 tonnes in April this year from March, and rose by 21% from April 2011, according to the association.
The country’s domestic shipments of cast PP film rose by 1.6% to 13,034 tonnes in April from the previous month, but fell by 15% from April 2011, it showed.
Oriented PP film and cast PP film are primarily used for food packaging.
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