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EPS imports to Russia rise by 32% in Jan-Oct 2019

November 21/2019

MOSCOW (MRC) -- Overall imports of expandable polystyrene (EPS) to the Russian market grew in the first ten months of 2019 by 32% year on year to 17,700 tonnes, according to MRC"s DataScope report.

This figure was 13,500 tonnes in January-October 2018.

The Finnish producer Styrochem"s material accounted for 35% of the total EPS imports, the Chinese company Loyal with the share of 21% occupied the second position.

Styrochem"s imports grew over the stated period by 34% year on year: from 4,610 tonnes to 6,180 tonnes. Shipments of Chinese Loyal increased by 55% year on year: from 2,400 tonnes to 3,700 tonnes.

October EPS imports to Russia fell by 20% year on year to 1,700 tonnes from 2,200 tonnes a year earlier.
Author:Margaret Volkova
Tags:PS, EPS, Loyal, Styrochem, China, Russia, Finland.
Category:General News
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