MarketReport claims that Kazanorgsintez increased production of polycarbonates (PC) by 17% in January-July this year.
The only Russian manufacturer of PC produced 44.9 thousand tons of granulate for the period under review. A year earlier, this figure was 38.5 thousand tons. In recent years, the company has been steadily increasing capacity utilization.
In this time period, the production of injection molding grades doubled to 10.8 thousand tons. Meanwhile, the structure of production is still dominated by extrusion grades for about 34.1 thousand tons.
At the end of 2017, KOS produced 69 thousand tons of polycarbonates.
PJSC "Kazanorgsintez" produces 40% of all Russian polyethylene and 100% domestic polycarbonate. The list of products also includes polyethylene pipes, phenol, acetone, bisphenol A, etc. The annual manufacture volume is 1.7 million tons.
According to the company's reports for the first half of 2018, the revenue from the sale of PCs amounted to 6.98 billion rubles, which is more than 30% higher than the result of 2017. The share of revenue in this segment increased from 14.2% to 17.8%. The growth was provided by the increase in prices and sales volumes.