PE imports to Ukraine rise by 4% in 2021

Sergey Karaichentsev


MOSCOW (MRC)–Polyethylene (PE) imports into Ukraine rose by 4% in 2021 from the previous year, according to MRC’s DataScope report.

Only high-density polyethylene (HDPE) imports decreased, with all other main grades increasing.

Imports of ‘others’ PE grades, including ethylene-vinyl-acetate (EVA), rose sharply from 2020.

‘000s tonnes

Type 2021 2020 Change
HDPE 90.7 97.3 -7%
LDPE 86.3 79.4 9%
LLDPE 81.8 75.9 8%
others 18.5 13.4 38%
Total 277.3 266 4%

MRC, a partner of ICIS, produces polymers news and pricing reports from Russia, Ukraine, Belarus, Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan.


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