Russia’s PC output increases by 11% in January-September

13 October 2016 12:24 Source:ICIS News

MOSCOW (MRC)--Production volumes of polycarbonate (PC) in Russia reached about 54,200 tonnes in the first nine months of the year, up 11% year on year, according MRC ScanPlast.

PC production in RussiaProducer Kazanorgsintez’s PC output stood at 6,100 tonnes in September, against 6,400 tonnes a month earlier, with the decline in output last month attributed to an unscheduled short shutdown due to technical problems.

Thus, overall PC production increased to 54,200 tonnes over the first nine months of the year from 48,500 tonnes a year earlier.

The share of extrusion grades PC increased in the structure of production.

PC grades for sheet extrusion accounted for 90% from the total production in January-September, which corresponds to the structure of consumption of the Russian market.

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By Sergey Vorona