According to the results of the first six months of this year, the total production of low-density polyethylene (HDPE) in Russia amounted to 892.8 thousand tons, which is 84% higher than the same indicator in 2019.
The largest increase in production volumes occurred at the Tobolsk Petrochemical Plant of the Sibur Group, ZapSibNeftekhim. Gazprom neftekhim Salavat and Stavrolen also showed good indicators of growth in the production of raw materials for the period under review, these producers increased their HDPE production by 5% and 6%, respectively.
At the largest polyethylene producer in Russia, Kazanorgsintez, the increase in HDPE output amounted to 271.1 thousand tons, which is 1% higher than the same indicator a year earlier, that is due to an increase in linear polyethylene production.
News source: http://www.mrcplast.ru/