Russia’s PP output up 13% in January-May

Author: Sergey Karaichentsev


MOSCOW (MRC)--Russia’s production of polypropylene (PP) increased to 851,100 tonnes in first five months of this year, up 13% year on year, according to MRC’s ScanPlast report.

SIBUR’s facilities in Tobolsk, ZapSibNeftekhim, produced 439,300 tonnes of PP in January-May, up 25% year on year, while Omsk Poliom produced 86,800 tonnes, up by 10% year on year.

Nizhnekamskneftekhim produced 91,400 tonnes in January-May, compared with 92,100 tonnes a year earlier, while Tomskneftekhim produced 64,800 tonnes, up 1% year on year.

Ufaorgsintez’s PP output in the five-month period stood at 53,400 tonnes, down 3% year on year, while Neftekhimiya produced 62,900 tonnes of PP during the period, unchanged from 2020, and Stavrolen 52,100 tonnes, also flat.

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