Polymer production in Russia in the first quarter increased by 1.2% to 2.8 million tons

According to Rosstat, russian manufacturers in the first quarter increased the production of polymers by 1.2% compared to the same period last year, up to 2.8 million tons.
In March, Russian enterprises produced 914 thousand tons of polymers. The production of polyethylene in the first quarter increased by 2%, polystyrene — by 1.1%. Polyvinyl chloride  production decreased by 2% during the reporting period. Synthetic rubber production also decreased in the first quarter, 
amounted to 432 thousand tons, which is 3.5% less than in the same period last year.

News source: rupec.ru