Russia monomer, polymers output down in first nine months of 2012

18 October 2012 13:42  [Source: ICIS news]

MOSCOW (ICIS)--Russia's overall production of monomers and polymers was largely down in the first nine months of this year, the country's statistical agency Rosstat said on Thursday.

In January-September 2012, Russia's total production of ethylene was down by 11.9% year on year at 1.603m tonnes, while propylene production was 14.7% down year on year at 810,600 tonnes, it said.

The country's total output of polyethylene was down by 13.1% year on year at 1.092m tonnes, and polypropylene production was 6.9% down year on year at 503,300 tonnes, it said.

By: Sergei Blagov
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