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HDPE production in Russia grew 90% in 2020

January 26/2021
MOSCOW (MRC) -- Russia"s production of high density polyethylene (HDPE) totalled about 1,824,800 tonnes in 2020, up 90% year on year.
ZapSibNeftekhim accounted for the main increase in the output, according to MRC"s ScanPlast report.

December PE production in Russia was 160,400 tonnes, whereas this figure was 158,600 tonnes a month earlier, output of high density polyethylene (HDPE) at the facilities of Zapsibneftekhim and Kazanorgsintez decreased. Thus, overall HDPE production reached 1,824,800 tonnes in 2020, compared to 960,600 tonnes a year earlier. All producers raised their output, but ZapSibNeftekhim accounted for the greatest increase.

The structure of PE output by grades looked the following way over the stated period.

Russia"s December HDPE production at Kazanorgsintez increased to 40,300 tonnes from 37,700 tonnes a month earlier. Russian plants" overall HDPE output reached 484,800 tonnes in January-December 2020, up by 2% year on year.
Last month, HDPE production at Stavrolen facilities increased to about 25,300 tonnes against 25,900 tonnes in November. Thus, for the period under review, the total volume of polyethylene production by the Budenny producer amounted to 318,000 tonnes, up 21%  than a year earlier.

Stavrolen"s December output of HDPE at Gazprom neftekhim Salavat decreased to 7,200 tonnes from 8,200 tonnes a month earlier. Overall HDPE production grew to 120,000 tonnes in 2020 from 106,000 tonnes a year earlier.

ZapSibNeftekhim increased its production of HDPE to 87,500 tonnes last month against 86,800 tonnes in November. During the period under review, the new producer produced more than 902,000 tonnes of HDPE.
Author:Anna Larionova
Tags:PE, HDPE, ZapSibNeftekhim, Kazanorgsintez, Stavrolen.
Category:General News
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