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Russia monomers, polymers output down in January-October period

ICIS News : 21-Nov-12 14:26

MOSCOW (ICIS)--Russia's overall production of monomers and polymers was largely down in the first ten months of this year, the country's statistical agency Rosstat said on Wednesday.

In January-October 2012, Russia's total production of ethylene was down by 10.8% year on year at 1.808m tonnes, while propylene production was 12.5% down year on year at 918,600 tonnes, it said.

The country's total output of polyethylene was down by 11.1% year on year at 1.233m tonnes, while polypropylene production was 7.0% down year on year at 559,600 tonnes, it added.

By Sergei Blagov
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