China September PE, PP imports rise 15.9% year on year

25 October 2012 10:02  [Source: ICIS news]

SINGAPORE (ICIS)--China’s combined imports of polypropylene (PP) and polyethylene (PE) in September totalled 1.30m tonnes, up by 15.9% from the same period last year and a 1.12% decrease from August, official data showed on 25 October.

Total PP imports in September stood at 521,300 tonnes, according to China Customs. PP imports rose by 29.8% from the same period a year ago and increased by 4.16% compared with the previous month’s figures.

The country’s PE imports stood at 781,700 tonnes in September, up by 8.16% year on year but a 4.36% decrease from August figures.

By: Amy Yu

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