27 February 2013 07:08 [Source: ICIS news]
PE import volume increased as the previously deferred Iranian shipments have arrived, said market players.
Compared with the same period last year, January’s PP and PE import volumes rose by 43.53%, the official data showed.
Total PP imports in January were 539,600 tonnes, a 5.6% increase month on month and an increase of 51.85% from the same period a year ago, according to China Customs.
The country’s PE imports stood at 768,000 tonnes in January, a 9.42% increase from previous month and an increase of 38.22% compared with the same period last year.
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