Polyethylene production in Russia increased by 63% according to the results of the first three quarters

According to a review published by MarketReport, the total polyethylene production in Russia amounted to about 2,204.2 thousand tons in the first nine months of this year, which is 63% more than in 2019. Production of all types of polyethylene has been increased, but the highest growth rates were achieved by linear polyethylene, the capacity utilization of which was increased by ZabSibNeftekhim, a petrochemical plant of the Sibur group.

The total volume of production of other types of polyethylene for the period under review reached the following indicators: the volume of production of low-density polyethylene by Russian enterprises amounted to 1,365.6 thousand tons which is 96% more than in 2019, and high-density polyethylene - 468.2 thousand tons which is 2% less than a year earlier.

News source: http://www.mrcplast.ru/