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PP production in Russia grew by 4% in H1 2019

PP production in Russia grew by 4% in H1 20192019.07.26

 Russia"s overall roduction of polypropylene (PP) rose in the first six months of 2019 by 4% year on year to 732,000 tonnes. Four producers out of seven increased their capacity utilisation, according to MRC"s ScanPlast report.


Local producers" total PP output dropped to 122,900 tonnes in June from 135,100 tonnes a month earlier, all together, SIBUR Tobolsk, NPP Neftekhimiya and Stavrolen reduced their capacity utilisation. Russia"s overall PP production reached 732,100 tonnes in January-June 2019, compared to 704,400 tonnes a year earlier. Four producers out of seven raised their capacity utilisation, with SIBUR Tobolsk and NPP Neftekhimiya accounting for the main increase in production.




The structure of PP production by plants looked the following way over the stated period.


SIBUR Tobolsk reduced its capacity utilisation in June, the plant"s total PP output was 41,900 tonnes versus 50,400 tonnes a month earlier. The Tobolsk plant"s total PP production reached 249,400 tonnes in January-June 2019, up by 11% year on year.


Poliom (Omsk) produced 18,500 tonnes of PP last month, compared to 18,200 tonnes in May. Overall, the Omsk plant produced 108,200 tonnes of PP over the stated period, down by 2% year on year.


Nizhnekamskneftekhim produced 18,600 tonnes of propylene polymers in June versus 18,500 tonnes a month earlier. The Nizhnekamsk plant"s overall output of polymer reached 105,900 tonnes in the first six months of 2019, compared to 105,000 tonnes in 2018.


Tomskneftekhim produced 12,400 tonnes of propylene polymers last month versus 13,000 tonnes in May. The Tomsk plant"s total PP output reached 74,800 tonnes over the stated period, up 1% year on year.


Ufaorgsintez"s total PP production was 11,100 tonnes in June versus 10,600 tonnes a month earlier. The Ufa plant"s overall output of polymer reached 66,600 tonnes in January-June 2019, which virtually corresponded to the last year"s figure.


NPP Neftekhimiya (Kapotnya) produced 9,600 tonnes last month, compared to 12,800 tonnes in May. The plant"s overall output exceeded 71,000 tonnes over the stated period, up by 6% year on year.


Stavrolen (LUKOIL) reduced its capacity utilisation in June, the plant"s total production of propylene polymers was 10,900 tonnes versus 11,500 tonnes a month earlier. The Budenovsk plant"s overall output of propylene polymers dropped in the first six months of 2019 to 56,100 tonnes from 56,900 tonnes a year earlier.


Source: MRC


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