20 July 2012 11:21 [Source: ICIS news]
Year on year, June production of oriented PP film fell 11%, according to the Japan Polypropylene Film Industry Association.
The country’s domestic shipments of oriented PP film decreased by 5.3% to 17,392 tonnes in June from May, and declined by 16% year on year, the data showed.
Exports of oriented PP film were down by 7.9% month on month to 348 tonnes in June, but up by 26% year on year, according to the association.
Domestic shipments of cast PP film decreased by 1.7% to 11,703 tonnes in June from May, and fell by 15% from June 2011, according to the statistics.
Exports of cast PP film were down by 6.6% month on month to 327 tonnes, but up by 16% year on year, according to the association.
Oriented PP film and cast PP film are primarily used for food packaging and other industrial purposes.
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