China’s January PE, PP imports up 13.87% month on month

26 February 2014 08:13  [Source: ICIS news]

SINGAPORE (ICIS)--China imported a combined volume of 1.60m tonnes polyethylene (PE) and polypropylene (PP) in January 2014, representing a 13.87% increase from the previous month, official data showed on Wednesday.

On a year-on-year basis, the country took in 22.46% more PP and PE volumes in January 2014, according to China Customs data.

PP imports in January stood at 588,700 tonnes, up by 11.26% month on month and by 9.1% year on year.

PE imports in January totalled 1.01m tonnes, up by 15.44% from last month and by 31.85% from the same period last year.

By: Amy Yu

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