MOSCOW (MRC) -- March output of the
main products from polymers and rubber in Russia grew by 7.1% year on year,
whereas output of these products increased by 4.8% in the first quarter of 2017,
reported MRC analysts.
According to the Russian Federal State Statistics
Service, March production of plastic pipes, hoses and fittings rose to 38,100
tonnes, up by 24.6% from a month earlier. Overall output of these polymer
products reached 94,200 tonnes in the first quarter of 2017, down by 5.6% year
Last month"s production of unreinforced and non-combined films
was 90,200 tonnes versus 77,300 in February. Output of film products grew by
7.4% year on year over the stated period, totalling 230,300 tonnes.
production of boards, sheets and non-porous sheets rose to 28,000 tonnes,
compared to 27,000 tonnes a month earlier. Overall output of these products grew
to 76,800 tonnes in January-March 2017, up by 9.8% year on year.
month"s production of boards, sheets and porous polymer films was 20,000 tonnes,
whereas this figure was 17,400 tonnes a months earlier. Total production of
these polymer products dropped by 5.6% year on year in the first three months of
2017 to 52,500 tonnes.
March production of plastic windows and window
sills remained at the level of February, totalling about 1.2 million square
metres. Output of these products was slightly less than 3.2 million square
metres in the first three months of 2017, down by 8% year on year.
month"s production of plastic door blocks and doorsteps rose to 67,300 square
metres, compared to 62,100 square metres in February. Overall output of these
polymer products fell by 7% year on year in January-March 2017 to 177,100 square