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PP production in Russia rise by 24% in H1 2020

July 28/2020

MOSCOW (MRC) -- Russia"s overall polypropylene (PP) production grew in first six months of 2020 by 24% year on year to 904,800 tonnes. ZapSibNeftekhim accounted for the main increase in the output, according to MRC"s ScanPlast report.

Russian producers reduced their total PP production in June to 149,400 tonnes from 162,900 tonnes a month earlier, ZapSibNeftekhim reduced its capacity utilisation. Russia"s overall PP production reached 904,800 tonnes in the first six months of 2020, compared to 732,000 tonnes a year earlier. Four out of eight producers increased their capacity utilisation, with a new producer -ZapSibNeftekhim - accounting for the main increase in the output.

The structure of PP production by plants looked the following way over the stated period.


SIBUR Tobolsk raised its capacity utilisation last month, the plant"s production rose to 49,500 tonnes in June versus 38,500 tonnes a month earlier. The Tobolsk plant"s overall PP production reached 218,100 tonnes in January-June 2020, down by 13% year on year.

ZapSibNeftekhim, the second Tobolsk manufaturer, produced 20,100 tonnes of PP last month versus 44,100 tonnes in May because of a scheduled shutdown for maintenance. The plant"s overall output totalled 202,500 tonnes in the first six months of 2020.

Omsk Poliom increased its capacity utilisation in June, having produced 15,100 tonnes of PP, compared to 14,300 tonnes a month earlier. The Omsk plant"s overall PP output was about 94,000 tonnes over the stated period, down by 13% year on year.

Nizhnekamskneftekhim produced 17,900 tonnes of propylene polymers last month versus 19,000 tonnes a month earlier. The Nizhnekamsk plant"s overall output of polymer exceeded 110,000 tonnes in the first six months of 2020, compared to 105,900 tonnes a year earlier.

Tomskneftekhim produced 12,700 tonnes of propylene polymers in June versus 13,100 tonnes a month earlier. The Tomsk plant"s PP output reached 77,100 tonnes in January-June 2020, up by 3% year on year.

Ufaorgsintez" PP production was about 11,000 tonnes last month versus 9,900 tonnes in May. The Ufa plant"s overall output of polymer reached 65,300 tonnes in January-June 2020, down 2% year on year.

Neftekhimiya (Kapotnya) produced over 12,500 tonnes of PP in June, compared to 13,000 tonnes a month earlier. The plant"s overall PP output reached 75,100 tonnes in the first six months of 2020, up by 6% year on year.

Stavrolen (Lukoil) produced 10,700 tonnes of propylene polymers last month versus 10,900 tonnes in May. The Budenovsk plant"s overall production of propylene polymers exceeded 62,800 tonnes in the first six months of 2020 versus 56,100 tonnes a year earlier.

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Author:Margaret Volkova
Tags:PP, PP block copolymer, homopolymer PP, PP random copolymer, Lukoyl, Nizhnekamskneftekhim, Poliom, Omsk, Tomskneftekhim, ZapSibNeftekhim, Neftekhimia, Sibur Tobolsk, Stavrolen, Ufaorgsyntez, Russia.
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