Ukraine PE imports down 4% in January-September

Sergey Karaichentsev


MOSCOW (MRC)–Polyethylene (PE) imports to the Ukrainian market dropped by 4%, year on year, to below 200,000 tonnes, according to an MRC’s DataScope report.

Imports of low density polyethylene (LDPE) and high density polyethylene (HDPE) fell.

Linear low density polyethylene (LLDPE) imports were stable, while those of ethylene vinyl acetate (EVA) rose sharply.

Ukraine PE imports
(Unit: tonnes)
Jan-Sept 2021 Jan-Sept 2020 Change
HDPE 62,700  73,400 -15%
LDPE 59,700 60,900 -2%
LLDPE 59,300 59,500 0%
EVA 14,700 10,600 39%
Total  196,600  204,200 -4%

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


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