China March PE, PP imports estimated at 1.15m tonnes – traders

11 April 2014 09:01 Source:ICIS News

SINGAPORE (ICIS)--China is estimated to have imported a combined volume of 1,149,000 tonnes polyethylene (PE) and polypropylene (PP) in March, up by 5.61% from the previous month, local traders said on Friday.

Some 753,000 tonnes of PE and 396,000 tonnes of PP were brought into the country last month, they said.

Comparing the numbers with the official data for February imports, March 2014 PE imports increased by 5.48%, while PP imports were up by 5.84%, traders said.

China Customs' data on March imports will be released around 24 April.

By Angie Li