12 August 2013 12:26 [Source: ICIS news]
TOKYO (ICIS)--Japan's production of foamed polystyrene (PS) sheet or polystyrene paper (PSP) rose by 7.9% year on year to 8,020 tonnes in July, official industry figures showed on Monday.
Among the total, its output of rolled PSP trays increased by 12% to 3,760 tonnes, according to Japan Polystyrene Foamed Sheet Industry Association (JASFA).
Production of general-purpose PSP was up 16% to 1,700 tonnes, based on the data.
PSP is primarily used for food packaging.
|ICIS news FREE TRIAL|
|Get access to breaking chemical news as it happens.|
|ICIS Global Petrochemical Index (IPEX)|
|ICIS Global Petrochemical Index (IPEX). Download the free tabular data and a chart of the historical index|
Asian Chemical Connections