Ukraine’s PP imports up 10% in H1

Author: Sergey Karaichentsev

2019/07/17

MOSCOW (MRC)--Ukraine’s polypropylene (PP) imports stood at 66,800 tonnes in the first six months of the year, up 10% year on year, according to MRC DataScope.

Imports of homopolymer PP reached 52,200 tonnes in the first six months of 2019 versus 44,500 tonnes a year earlier.

Imports of block propylene copolymers (PP block copolymers) stood at 6,400 tonnes in January-June, compared with about 6,500 tonnes year on year.

January-June imports of copolymers of propylene (PP random copolymer) stood at 7,300 tonnes, down from 8,700 tonnes a year earlier.

Overall imports of other propylene copolymers were about 867 tonnes over the stated period.

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