China October PE, PP imports rise by 13.4% year on year

23 November 2012 08:23  [Source: ICIS news]

SINGAPORE (ICIS)--China’s combined imports of polypropylene (PP) and polyethylene (PE) in October totalled 1.07m tonnes, up by 13.4% from the same period last year and a 17.9% decrease from September, official data showed on 23 November.

Total PP imports in October stood at 427,200 tonnes, according to China Customs. PP imports rose by 24.1% from the same period a year ago, but decreased by 18.1% compared with the previous month’s figures.

The country’s PE imports stood at 642,800 tonnes in October, up by 7.2% year on year but a 17.8% decrease from September.

By: Amy Yu

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