Ukraine's PE imports rise 11% in January-May
Imports of polyethylene (PE) into Ukraine rose by 11% in January-May, year on year, to 111,300 tonnes, according to MRC’s DataScope report.
Imports of high density polyethylene (HDPE) rose the most, with 42,000 tonnes imported during the five-month period, compared to 31,100 tonnes a year earlier.
Imports of low density polyethylene (LDPE) imports reached 31,600 tonnes over the stated period, practically flat year on year.
Imports of linear low density polyethylene (LLDPE) stood at 32,000 tonnes, also flat year on year.
Imports of other PE grades, including ethylene-vinyl-acetate (EVA), totalled 5,200 tonnes in the five-month period, down from 5,700 tonnes a year earlier.