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GPPS and HIPS to Russian market grew by 22% in Jan-Sep 2019

October 17/2019

MOSCOW (MRC) -- Overall imports of general purpose polystyrene (GPPS) and high impact polystyrene (HIPS) to Russia rose in the first nine months of 2019 by 22% year on year to 37,400 tonnes, according to MRC"s DataScope report

This figure was at 30,800 tonnes in January-September 2018.

European materials of Styrolution, Versalis and Trinseo accounted for over 90% of HIPS shipments and 60% of GPPS deliveries. Iranian GPPS of Petropaak and Artan Petro accounted for about 22% of the total imports.

At the same time, GPPS and HIPS imports to the Russian market almost doubled in September, totalling 5,100 tonnes versus 2,700 tonnes in September 2018.

August imports of material into the country were 5,000 tonnes.
Author:Margaret Volkova
Tags:PS, GPPS, HIPS, Styrolution, Trinseo (Styron), Versalis, Russia.
Category:General News
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