Russia GPPS, HIPS imports grow 39% in Jan-Feb

Author: Margaret Volkova


MOSCOW (MRC)--Overall imports of general purpose polystyrene (GPPS) and high impact polystyrene (HIPS) to Russia rose in January-February by 39% year on year to 8,100 tonnes, according to MRC’s DataScope report.

GPPS imports to Russia grew in January-February 2020 by 71% year on year, totalling 5,600 tonnes.

European material of Styrolution and Versalis accounted for about 90% of HIPS and GPPS shipments.

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