Russia polymers output rises 9.5% in Jan-Feb

Author: Sergey Karaichentsev


MOSCOW (MRC)--Russia’s output of products from polymers grew by 9.5% in January-February year on year, according to MRC analysts.

Levels increased over 11.5% year on year in February.

According to the Russian Federal State Statistics Service, February production of un-reinforced and non-combined films was 100,300 tonnes, compared to 85,800 tonnes a month earlier.

February production of plastic bottles and flasks stood at to 1.55m items, while production of polymer pipes, hoses and fittings stood at 46,100  tonnes versus 40,900 tonnes in January.

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