China’s Ethylene and Propylene Imports Hit New Highs

Both China’s imports of ethylene monomer and propylene monomer soared to new highs in December 2016.

Ethylene imports in 2016 totaled 1.65 million tons, up 9% from 2015, South Korea, Japan, Taiwan, Singapore, Italy and United States top sources.

Propylene imports were 2.9 million tons, up 5%, sourced primarily from South Korea, Taiwan and Japan.

From International Trader Publications’: Ethylene World Trade Report and Propylene World Trade Report