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Facts and Figures

 

PRODUCTION OF BASIC POLYMERS IN 2018**

2198

m tonnes

Polyethylene (PE)

1457

k tonnes

Polypropylene (PP)

550

k tonnes

Polystyrol (PS)

1020

k tonnes

Polyvinyl chloride (PVC)

*Source: Analytical Centre under the Government of the Russian Federation

**Source: Plastinfo

540

k tonnes

Polyethylene terephthalate (PET)

683

k tonnes

Polycarbonate (PC), polymeric esters, tars

168

k tonnes

Polyamide plastics (PA)

1661

k tonnes

Synthetic resins

*Source: Analytical Centre under the Government of the Russian Federation

**Source: Plastinfo

40%

40% - expected growth of demand for basic polymers by 2030, 60-65%* - expected growth of demand for basic polymers by 2050

10%

Russia’s share in the global oil and gas extraction

11,4

m tonnes

increase in production of large-scale polymers in Russia by 2030*

4%

Textile and stuffing

7%

Machinery and equipment components

14%

Other plastics

17%

Plastic foils

24%

Packing and wrapping materials

34%

Construction materials

Source: VYGON Consulting

PACKING IS A GROWTH DRIVER OF THE DEMAND FOR POLYMER

Main objectives of the polymer industry in Russia

Transition to the value-added products.
Polymers' export increase

1%

share of Russian supplies to the world market

Expected capacities expansion by 2021:

Polypropylene - 52%
(+780 k tonnes)

Polystyrol - 34%
(+200 k tonnes)

Polyethylene - +2320
k tonnes

Polyethylene terephthalate - +936
k tonnes

Gradual reduction of import in chemical fibres consumption is planned from 61% in 2017 up to 20% in 2025, alongside with the production increase from 190 k tonnes in 2017 to 709 k tonnes in 2025.