Exports out of Iran, visible from trading partner imports, were up 23% for ethylene polymers in 2019, 28% for styrenic polymers, and 5% for vinyl polymers. Exports of propylene polymers fell.
Exports of styrenic polymers from Iran visible from trading partner imports were 181,000 tons, up 28%, with China, Bulgaria, Turkey, Serbia and Italy among the top importing countries.
Exports of vinyl polymers of 46,000 tons rose 5%, Azerbaijan and Turkey the top destinations. Exports of propylene polymers were down 39%, to 60,500 tons.
From International Trader Publication’s World Trade Reports on all polymer grades made from ethylene, propylene, styrene and VCM.