Russia ups PE, PVC, PS output in January

Sergei Blagov


MOSCOW (MRC)–Russia’s total output of polyethylene (PE), polyvinyl chloride (PVC) and polystyrene (PS) was up in January, according to an announcement of the Russian statistical agency Rosstat released on Friday.

In January, the country’s total production of PE was 21.5% up year on year and 3.3% up month on month at 317,000 tonnes.

PVC output was 1.1% down year on year and 3.1% up month on month at 95,600 tonnes.

In January, PS production was 4.5% up year on year and 0.9% up month on month at 49,200 tonnes.

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


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